Petrogas Chairman Nabawy Mahmoud has stated that his company provided the domestic market needs of butane during the fiscal year (FY) 2022/23, amounting to 3.52 million tons which decreased by 2.9% compared to the previous FY.
This came while Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla chaired the general assembly meetings of the companies Assiut Oil Refining Company (ASORC), Cairo Oil Refining Company, Nasr Petroleum Company and Petrogas to approve their annual results.
Nabawi elaborated that there are 300 million butane cylinders that were filled in 49 plants and distributed through 3,049 centers to consumers. Additionally, 3.7 million cylinders have been rehabilitated.
He showcased the efforts of supporting and upgrading the security and safety at the different sites of the company which enabled it to achieve 15.7 million safe hours. The chairman also presented the efforts of applying digitalization, an electronic system to organize and control butane distribution in addition to using the first phase of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
During the meeting, El Molla pointed out the success of the development witnessed by the butane system through increasing the storage capacity and the multiplicity of ports in Suez and El Sokhna in the Red Sea, as well as in the Mediterranean ports in Alexandria.