Egypt’s natural gas output increased by 20.99% year-on-year (YOY), reaching 4.178 million tons in December 2018, up from the 3.453 million tons produced in December 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The monthly bulletin published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reveals that Egypt’s consumption of natural gas grew by 1.9% YOY to reach 3.705 million tons in December 2018, up from the 3.636 million tons consumed in the same month a year earlier.

Monthly figures show that Egypt’s natural gas output grew by 2.73% in December 2018, from the 4.067 million tons produced in November 2018.