Emarat Misr will open two new gas stations in 2018, company head Mohamed Othman Eigeza has announced, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.
The stations will be located at Damanhur on the Cairo-Alexandria road and on the Cairo-Suez road near Rehab City.
He added that the company worked with the Ministry of Petroleum to install Automatic Tank Gauge (ATG) systems in its 14 gas stations. The newly-used system analyzes fuel levels and detects leakage.
The company has started to use more trucks since signing more distribution contracts and expanding its industrial activities, Emarat Misr’s general manager, Mohamed Gomaa bin Sharaf, stated. It also updated its system used for tracking the distribution of petroleum products, he added.
Emarat Mist successfully supplied Emirates, the Dubai-based airline, with jet fuel during the last quarter of 2017, bin Sharaf said. He also emphasized the importance of its collaboration with Misr Petroleum in the aircraft supply station at Borg El Arab International Airport, a project developed at a cost of EGP 50 million.
The company’s leaders made the announcements during the general assembly in the presence of Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, Mohamed Saafan, the ministry’s first undersecretary, and Abed Ezz El Regal, head of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation.