The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Eng. Tarek El-Molla discussed with David Welch, Bechtel’s Senior Vice President and President of the Europe, Africa and Middle East Region, current and future projects in the oil, gas and petrochemicals sectors. Discussions covered the possibility of participation by Bechtel in the implementation of new projects and investment opportunities currently available in Egypt.
El-Molla pointed out that he discussed with Welch the possibility of participation of Egyptian construction and engineering companies in projects undertaken by Bechtel in Egypt or overseas involving petroleum and energy activities in general.
Mr. Welch also presented Bechtel’s activities in Egypt and ongoing projects and the executive situation of the North Alexandria project in the Mediterranean Sea, where Bechtel is the general contractor for BP’s offshore project.
(Source: Ministry of Petroleum)