The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Saudi Aramco are working to construct several mazut storage warehouses by March 2019, Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla has said, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The joint project will enable other companies to store petroleum products in warehouses.

Egypt will also increase the number of diesel storage warehouses in the Sidi Kerir area in cooperation with Aramco, the minister added.

The minister’s comments came during a meeting with the ministry’s undersecretaries and chairmen of holding companies at the end of 2018.