Tarek El Molla
Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources
Received his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering Cairo University in 1986.
Joined Chevron (Egypt) in Jan. 1987.
Worked in different fields and held various positions in Engineering, Operations, Planning, Sales and Marketing.
- In 1998, he became Sales Manager and Member of the Board of Directors of Chevron Egypt S.A.E.
- During the period from 2002 till 2008, he got several Chevron assignments and managed projects in Dubai,Kenya & Singapore.
- In 2008 he became Managing Director – Marketing of Chevron Egypt.
From 2008 till end of 2010, he moved to Chevron South Africa, held the position of Regional Manager in charge of South & Central Africa’s Commercial & Industrial Business.
In Jan. 2011, he joined Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation ( EGPC ) . During the period from ( 2011 – 2013 ) he held the positions of Deputy CEO for Foreign Trade, Deputy CEO for Internal Trade and Deputy CEO for Operations
In Aug. 2013, He was appointed as EGPC’s CEO .
On 19th Sept. 2015, he was appointed as Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.
On 10th May 2017, the French President awarded him the “ Ordre National de la Legion D’Honneur” at the rank of Knight
On 10th November 2020, the President of the Hellenic Republic awarded him the “ Grand Commander of the Order of Phoenix ”
Osama leads bi-lateral cooperation with other countries on oil and gas topics, as well as communication with financial institutions and oil and gas organizations. He is Egypt’s representative in the Executive Board of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), and the International Energy Forum (IEF). He has a key role in the establishment and activities of the East Mediterranean Gas Form (EMGF), he is currently the Acting Secretary General of the EMGF and current EMGF EB Chairman.
He is also the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of Egypt Petroleum Show EGYPS, the biggest oil and gas show in Africa and Southern Mediterranean.
Osama holds an MBA with Distinction from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University UK, and completed Post- Graduate Studies in Economics of Energy at Reading University UK.