Egypt’s natural gas output increased by 27.7% year-on-year (YOY) to reach 4.176 million tons in October 2018, up from 3.27 million tons in October 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 5.5% YOY to reach 3.904 million tons in October 2018, up from the 3.7 million tons consumed in the same month a year earlier.

Monthly figures show that Egypt’s natural gas production grew by 0.41% in October 2018, up from the 4.159 million tons produced in September 2018.