Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, has inspected Sunday the implementation progress in the new Alamein Pipeline that is being constructed with a length of 120 km, extending from Al-Amiriya area in Alexandria to New Alamein City, a press release reported.

During his inspection tour, El Molla affirmed that this project is a part of the ministry’s plan to expand the projects of the natural gas grid to cope up with the ambitious  plan of  the state to provide clean energy and supply the new cities with natural gas.

The minister elaborated that this project includes bifurcations to Borg Al Arab pipeline at a length of 10 km and a width of 24 inches, to meet the needs of Midor refinery expansion project and its electricity station.

He added also that this project will help to secure the natural gas network in Alexandria and will involve the establishment of two low-pressure station in Midor and Borg Al Arab.

Meanwhile, El Molla urged adherence to the project time-line and all precautions that would enhance protection from  COVID- 19.

The project is being implemented at a cost of EGP 2 billion, by Petrojet and Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO).