Modern Gas Company, a subsidiary of the petroleum sector, lit the first natural gas flame in households in the villages of Al-Gharizat, Al-Waqdah, and Al-Batakh in the Maragha city and center, as well as the village of Al-Qawiya in the Tama Center in Sohag.
This comes after the completion of the gas filling in the villages included in the first phase of the presidential initiative Haya Karima (‘Decent Life’) and the national project for the development of Egyptian rural villages.
The inter-pressure network was implemented for the villages of Maragha Center with a length of 12,001 meters, operating pressure of 7 bar, and two gas regulators with a capacity of 1,000 cubic meters/hour were installed. Moreover, a low-pressure network was implemented, with an operating pressure of 100 mm bar, with lengths of 52,423 meters, including house branches.
Meanwhile, the inter-pressure network was implemented in the village of Al-Qawiya in the Tama center with a length of 6,233 meters, an operating pressure of 7 bar, and a pressure-reducing regulator with a capacity of 1,000 cubic meters/hour was installed. Additionally, a low-pressure network was implemented with an operating pressure of 100 mm bar, a length of 3,139 meters, including house branches
Modern Gas Company urged the citizens in the villages of Al-Gharizat, Al-Waqdah, Al-Batakh, and Al-Qawiya to quickly contract to deliver gas to their households as soon as possible to ensure that the people of the village benefit from this civilized service and the easy procedure to pay the delivery cost in installments on the consumption bill.
There is a plan to connect natural gas to 5,100 households in the villages, thus bringing natural gas into operation in 16 villages in Sohag Governorate within the presidential initiative, and implementation is underway in other villages upon the completion of the sewage projects, where work is underway in more than sector once.