Egypt transported a total of 147,131.3 tonnes of petroleum products through different transportation means in fiscal year (FY) 2016/17, compared to 150,384.1 tonnes in FY 2015/16, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The data of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) also revealed in its annual report for FY 2016/17 that around 414.3 tonnes of petroleum products were transported via railway tankers, compared to 446.1 tonnes in FY 2015/16.

Meanwhile, 18,143 tonnes were transported via trucks in FY 2016/17, compared to 17,588 tonnes a year earlier.

Egypt’s petroleum products’ transports via pipelines recorded 56,888 tonnes during the same year, down from 61,131 tonnes transports in the previous year.

Moreover, 66,294 tonnes of petroleum products were transmitted via Arab Petroleum Pipelines Company (SUMED)’s pipelines in FY 2016/17, compared to 65,842 tonnes a year earlier. Additionally, 5,392 tonnes were transported via coastal tankers in FY 2016/17, compared to 5,377 tonnes in FY 2015/16.