Powerful and influential presence of GASREG at the Marrakesh Conference of The National Electricity Regulatory Authority (ANRE) to promote cooperation in the energy transition in Morocco.

Within the framework of the high-level meetings held during the Marrakesh Conference of the National Electricity Regulatory Authority (ANRE) to promote cooperation in energy transition, hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco held from 20th  to 23rd of June, the energy sector regulators of the Organization of the Mediterranean Basin Countries (MEDREG) met to discuss ways to enhance cooperation in the field of transition Energy and security of supply   and the extent to which the Mediterranean region and its citizens are affected by changes in the international and regional context related to energy price fluctuations, climate changes, prospects, opportunities and challenges of energy transformations, as well as the disruption of the security of its supplies. Those intensive meetings included – the presidential meeting of the President of MEDREG and the Vice-Presidents to discuss periodic issues related to the conduct of the organization’s work, management of the objectives of the executive action plan, and to discuss international cooperation frameworks with the European Union as well as regional energy organizations and topics related to global changes in this context, and this also entailed The meeting on the second day was held by the General Assembly of the organization with an intensive work agenda to discuss the various technical reports of the specialized technical working groups, the technical assignments, the activities and events in which MEDREG participated, and then a workshop was organized with the huge participation of a group of senior representatives of the institutions and energy regulatory authorities, experts, specialists and major companies Working in the field of energy from more than (20 )countries of the Mediterranean region to discuss ways to address energy challenges in the context of international crises and the steps to be taken by a collaborative and  common methods.


Eng. Karem Mahmoud, CEO of Gas Regulatory Authority (GASREG), Vice President of MEDREG and Vice President of the RAAC Working Group in the EMGF has  participated in those meetings, in which he carried out his executive role in those discussions, approving  the reports and technical studies, and implementing For the operational activities of the work  Plan, as well as a discussion of the growing role of the MEDREG system in creating an effective and constructive form of integration and coherence in the energy fields of Member States.

Eng. Karem Mahmoud chaired the second working session within the activities of the specialized workshop related to discussing the security of energy supplies and their transformations and the opportunities and challenges within the organizational context and within the framework of the Mediterranean region.  Eng karem has managed the meeting with 4 chairman of Essential companies in the energy sector, The    Head of the Portuguese Energy Authority has discussed the prominent and public role of the Mediterranean region in strengthening Euro-Mediterranean regional cooperation in the field of security of supply  , and emphasizing the creation of a common vision for the development of regulatory policies that provide reliable and sustainable energy systems. In the context of managing the working session, Eng. Karem has explained the importance of the Mediterranean region as a region rich in various renewable resources and natural gas. He also pointed out that in light of the challenges and opportunities posed by the trends of energy transformation and the international context of the energy crisis, which makes the issue of  security of supply in light of these transformations a critical matte One of the most important topics concerned with the Euro-Mediterranean energy landscape is that energy is the backbone of economic activities, and the security of energy supplies is a key objective to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, especially when it comes to global efforts to move forward in achieving an objective context for energy transition and transformation.

In the context of Eng. Karem Mahmoud’s review of the Egyptian experience, he confirmed that the Egyptian state is adopting with a comprehensive strategy to boost the   the energy sector, within the framework of its ambitious vision to transform into a regional hub for energy trade and circulation and to be an attractive area for foreign investments, taking advantage of its strategic location and the natural resources it enjoys from Natural gas, and benefiting from the unprecedented gas discoveries that brought Egypt back to the liquefied gas export market again after achieving self-sufficiency and also the availability of new and renewable energy sources, as well as strong assets and infrastructure that were extensively developed and developed to witness the energy which was reflected in the Egyptian field f reforms and an unprecedented boom on The level of  security of supply , sustainability and rational management, which was reflected in Egypt’s ability to overcome the great challenges which exists  to provide energy to the local market, and also contributes to supporting the comprehensive development process in all fields, as well as taking serious and quick steps towards developing a gas market that is in line with the world distinguished practices.