EGAS was established in August 2001 within an overall strategy for the Ministry of Petroleum presented by H.E. Minister of Petroleum Eng. Sameh Fahmy to focus on all aspects of natural gas activities. With integrity, operational excellence and financial strength, the goal is to achieve sustainable growth to become a major contributor to the Egyptian economy and to have Egypt among the main players in the global gas market.
EGAS main activities are to expand natural gas utilization in domestic market, satisfy local demand for gas, encourage investment in natural gas activities, conduct techno-economic studies for gas projects, manage gas transmission and distribution system as well as to develop LNG projects, participate in exploration development and production of natural gas and to develop the natural gas industry database.