Natural gas consumption by the steel industry has stabilized at 126 million standard cubic feet per day (mscf/d), a source at the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) told Amwal Al Ghad.

Households, commercial units, and vehicles consume an additional 225 mscf/d of natural gas and the thermal sector, including ceramic factories and brick kilns, consumes approximately 500 mscf/d.

Egypt’s natural gas consumption rose to 3.94 million tons in July from 3.45 million tons in July 2016, a 14.2% Y-o-Y increase, according to the information released by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS).

Egypt’s production of natural gas has risen to approximately 5.1 billion cubic feet per day (bcf/d).