Egypt’s natural gas output rose by around 19.59% year-on-year (YOY) to reach 4.023 million tons in August 2018, compared to 3.364 million tons in August 2017, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The informatics monthly statistical bulletin published by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) reveals that Egypt’s consumption of natural gas dropped by around 6%, down from 4.577 million tons in August 2018 to 4.302 million tons in August 2017.

On a monthly basis, figures show that Egypt’s gas production grew by 3.87% in the month of August 2018, up from the 3.873 million tons produced in July 2018.