Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Molla, inspected a number of Chillout fueling stations and construction works in compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, located in Maxim, Madinty, Saad El Shazly Axis, and Cairo Festival City in New Cairo.

The ministry of petroleum is implementing an integrated plan in cooperation with various concerned authorities to rapidly raise the number of CNG-fueling stations within the framework of the presidential initiative to expand the use of CNG as a fuel for cars, El Molla said in a statement.

 The ministry aims to bring the number of stations that provide natural gas fueling services to 1000 stations across the country, El Molla pointed out.

During his tour, EL Molla was accompanied by Magdy Anwar, Wataniya Chairman, Magdy Galal, Chairman of the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Mahmud Nagy, Minister of Transportations’ assistant for petroleum products distribution, Ahmed Mahmoud, EGAS Vice President for Planning and Projects, and Sayed Hussein, EGAS Vice President for Vehicles Conversion Project to be fueled with CNG.