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Securing crude oil storage & handling for all Western Desert Companies as El-Hamra Terminal is the only specialized port located on the Mediterranean Sea and owned 100% by The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation and deliver it to export tankers to our foreign customers or to PPC for local distribution

Managing of the operations of BED-1 for the production and processing of crude oil with 100% Egyptian expertise.


Making El-Hamra Terminal the leading Egyptian port located on the Mediterranean Sea at securing and handling crude oil to contribute to the making of Egypt to be ta Regional Energy Hub.

Doubling the production of BED-1 site through an ambitious plan all to attain the leading position in the petroleum sector, support the national economy and exceed our customers’ expectations.

Contribute to the service development expected in the region as a result of the creation of new urban communities (the new Alamien City in the North Coast) by creating a focal point for the receipt/ export of petroleum products associated with the development plans of these new communities.


Increase the total trading capacity from 1 million barrels currently to 2.3 million barrels, thru adding three storage oil tanks.

Increase the capacity of Tanker Shipping from 0.5 million barrels / tanker to 1 million barrels / tanker by adding a new SBM with capacity 150,000 DWT

beside the installation of new Loading line with length of 9 km and 36" diameter in addition to the required upgrade and modifications to the port infrastructure facilities Including raw cargo pumps and firefighting systems.


It is in WEPCO’s core beliefs that people are our greatest capital and that’s why WEPCO is constantly taking steady steps towards their development always investing in them.

WEPCO performs its activities with the highest degree of professionalism to provide the most optimum results, prove our commitment to both the EGPC and our clients and create a sustainable relationship with them.

WEPCO is committed to protect the environment, prevent pollution and conserve natural resources respecting national laws and international standards.