Tarek El-Molla (Arabic: طارق الملا) (born June 1962) is an Egyptian engineer and current Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources of Egypt.



  • 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 until 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 until the end of 2010, he moved to Chevron South Africa, held the position of Regional Manager in charge o f South & Central Africa's Commercial & Industrial Business.
  • In Jan. 2011, he joined EGPC as the Deputy CEO for Foreign Trade. During this period of time (2011–2013), he was also assigned as Deputy CEO for both Internal Trade & Operations.
  • He was appointed as EGPC's CEO in Aug. 2013.
  • On 19 Sept. 2015, he has sworn in as Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.
  • On June 14, 2018, Eng. Tarek El Molla has sworn in as Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, in the new Government of the Prime Minister, Dr. Mostafa Madbouly.




  • On 10th May 2017, the French President awarded him the " Ordre National de la Legion D'Honneur" at the rank of Knight, one of the oldest French accolades, in recognition of his efforts in developing the Egyptian-French relations in Oil & Gas industry.
  • On 10th November 2020, the President of the Hellenic Republic awarded him the " Grand Commander of the Order of Phoenix "