Egypt’s consumption of natural gas recorded a total of 2.1 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) during fiscal year (FY) 2017/18, the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) said in its 2018 annual report.
The country consumed an average of 5.753 billion cubic feet per day (bcf/d) in FY 2017/18, the report explained.
The electricity sector was the top consumer forming 63% of the country’s natural gas consumption, using 1.314 Tcf. The industrial sector used 22%, 474 bcf, while the oil and gas sector consumed 10%, 215 bcf, of the total used natural gas.
Meanwhile, households used 4%, 83 bcf, and the compressed natural gas (CNG) sector used 1%, 14 bcf, of Egypt’s total natural gas consumption.