Misr Petroleum began shipping diesel from its Badr city warehouse as a first phase and plans to run the second phase to ship all kinds of gasoline during the coming period, according to a press release.
Hussien Fathi, Misr Petroleum head noted that the Badr city warehouse includes two diesel tanks with a capacity of about 11,500 tons and two gasoline 80 tanks with 6,000 tons of capacity. This is in addition to three gasoline 92 tanks and one gasoline 95 tank with a capacity of 5,000 tons and 750 tons, respectively. The warehouse also includes six meters for diesel, five meters for gasoline 80, four gasoline 92 meters, and two gasoline 95 meters.
Fathi’s remarks came during a visit by the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla to the warehouse. El Molla was keen to check on the availability of petroleum products, the regularity of their circulation, and their transport to different consumption places.
The minister explained that Badr’s warehouse is operated through an advanced automatic control system that regulates shipping, unloading, extinguishing, and automatic measurement operations. It aligns with the ministry’s plan to develop and modernize the transportation system, storage, and distribution of petroleum products.