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Carbon Holdings sponsors Egypt Petroleum Show 2019

(Cairo, Egypt) – Carbon Holdings, a mid-to-downstream petrochemical company and catalyst of industrial development in Egypt, announced on 10 February 2019 that it will participate in and sponsor the 2019 Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS), Egypt’s most important oil and gas exhibition and conference.

The conference provides a platform for all stakeholders in the oil and gas sector to convene, build partnerships, gain insights into the wider North African oil and gas sector and discuss solutions and strategies to implement within the industry. Over 20,000 attendees from local and international businesses attended EGYPS. The conference took place from 11-13 February 2019 in Cairo’s Egypt International Exhibition Center.

Carbon Holdings’ Managing Director of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations, Karim Helal, spoke at the Finance and Investment Lunch Briefing, where he covered topics including Egypt’s investment climate and market growth. The panel was joined by Alan Haywood, Chief Executive Officer of Global Energy Trading BP, Tameer Nasser, Chief Financial Officer North Africa of Baker Hughes, A GE Company and Manav Futnani, Regional Head of Exports and Specialist Finance, MENAT HSBC.

On the third day of the conference, Karim Helal and Karim Hefzy, Managing Director of Project Development for Carbon Holdings, co-lead a roundtable discussing the country’s guide to accessing project finance throughout its energy mix and discussed the current IPO market opportunities and challenges.

Carbon Holdings was the lead sponsor of the Finance and Investment Lunch Briefing, with government representatives, NOCs, IOCs, local operators, local and international banks and private equity firms were in attendance.

Carbon Holdings is committed to Egypt and our participation in the EGYPS is part of Carbon’s vision of being a key part of the petrochemical industry’s future, driving employment upwards and transforming Egypt’s economy.


Carbon Holdings
Hana Shoukry
Tel: +20 (0)2 3344 4774

International Enquiries:
Hudson Sandler
Nick Lyon / Bertie Berger
Tel +44 (0) 207 796 4133

About Carbon Holdings:

Carbon Holdings is a privately owned midstream and downstream petrochemical and process industrial plant company and is the principal shareholder and sponsor of several projects in the industrial zone in the Northwest Gulf of Suez, Egypt. Established in 2008 by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Basil El-Baz, Carbon Holdings is a leader in the development and operation of petrochemical manufacturing projects in Egypt. Its portfolio includes Oriental Petrochemicals Company (OPC), a top producer of polypropylene, and Egypt Hydrocarbon Corporation (EHC), the only producer of nitric acid and low-grade ammonium nitrate in the Middle East and Africa. The company is also establishing the Tahrir Petrochemical Complex with an investment of circa US$11 billion, which will be located in Suez Economic Zone.

About the conference:

Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS) is North Africa and the Mediterranean’s most important oil and gas exhibition and conference held under the patronage of His Excellency Abdel Fattah El Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt. It provides a forum for oil and gas professionals to engage in dialogue, create partnerships, do business and identify solutions and strategies that will shape the industry for future years. This year’s conference will attract 20,000 attendees and 400 exhibiting companies.


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