The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced that the carbon dioxide emissions from the oil and gas consumption declined in fiscal year (FY) 2017/18 compared to FY 2017/18, according to Al Ahram Gate.

CAPMAS explained that the consumption of petroleum products and natural gas decreased during FY 2018/17 by the following sectors: construction, agricultural, tourism, transportation, housing and commercial, and industrial by 6.7%, 3.4%, 3.2%, 2.8%, 1.7%, and 0.6%, respectively.

CAPMAS added that consequently the amount of emitted carbon dioxide from oil and gas consumption was reduced in the sectors of industry, agricultural, construction, transportation, housing and commercial, and tourism to 4.6%, 3.4%, 3.2%, 2.8%, 1.95% and 1.2%, respectively.