El Molla, Environment, Agriculture Ministers Review Eni Biofuel Proposal

El Molla, Environment, Agriculture Ministers Review Eni Biofuel Proposal

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla held a meeting with Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment; Adel El Ghadban, Governor of Port Said; representatives of the Italian company Eni; and Alaa Azouz, Head of the Agricultural Extension Sector at the Ministry of Agriculture, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture.

The meeting discussed the proposals submitted by Eni to study the implementation of a new community project in Port Said governorate within the framework of the community contributions of the oil and gas sector in the governorate.

At the beginning of the meeting, the ministers and participants listened to a presentation by Mahmoud Abou El Yazid, External Relations Manager at Eni, regarding a proposal to establish a project for a system to safely manage animal and agricultural waste in the Qabouti area in Port Said and use it to generate biogas fuel and organic fertilizers. This will help preserve the environment as well as the economic benefits of the project area.

El Molla highlighted the interest in the societal contributions of the oil and gas sector in its areas of work and meeting the priorities of the governorates in areas related to the citizen, emphasizing the active community participation in the sector.

The project proposal submitted by Eni is in line with Egypt’s Vision 2030 for sustainable development and the directions of preserving the environment, reducing emissions and safe waste management, El Molla said. He emphasized the importance of preparing accurate feasibility studies before approving the implementation of the project, making sure of all its aspects technically, and reviewing the inputs and outputs of its implementation with the experienced authorities represented in the Ministries of Environment and Agriculture in addition to the Port Said Governorate.

Meanwhile, Fouad confirmed that the importance of the project is embodied in providing an advanced system for the safe management of about 140 tons of agricultural and animal waste in this area. He added that this is part of the Ministry of Environment’s approach to maximizing biogas generation projects from waste.

Fouad also highlighted the importance of the cooperation of work teams between the ministries in conducting the necessary reviews of the project’s inputs and outputs.

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Sarah has been writing in the oil and gas field for 8 years. She has a Bachelor Degree in English Literature. She has three years of experience in the banking sector.

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