Petroleum Minister Attends Inauguration of Wataniya, GASTEC Integrated Fuel Station

Petroleum Minister Attends Inauguration of Wataniya, GASTEC Integrated Fuel Station

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla along with Hossam Naguida, Deputy Director General of the National Service Projects Organization (NSPO), and Mohamed Anwar, President of Wataniya Petroleum, launched the ceremony for the development of an integrated fuel supply station (A1 – Gastec) to supply cars with natural gas and liquid fuel in Zahraa El Maadi in Cairo Governorate.

El Molla confirmed that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s initiative to increase the number of natural gas supply stations and outlets gave great momentum and support to the state’s strategy and the plans and efforts of projects to convert cars to run on natural gas to implement presidential mandates to increase reliance on natural gas as a clean, sustainable, and low-cost environmental fuel in the Egyptian market.

The minister pointed out the success of the executive plan for the initiative implemented by the petroleum sector in operating, equipping and developing 915 natural gas fueling stations, and the rest of the stations are being completed to reach 1,000 stations.

El Molla praised the efforts made in this direction and the fruitful cooperation with state agencies, as well as the partners for success in implementing the initiative. This includes the NSPO, GASTEC, Cargas, the private sector companies working in this activity, and the petroleum products marketing companies. He also praised their keenness to provide various services that meet the needs of vehicle drivers and the change in consumption patterns. and modern monetary dealing mechanisms,

Meanwhile, Anwar explained that the operating capacity of the Zahraa Al Maadi natural gas station is 800 cubic meters per hour, with the capacity to supply 1,000 cars with natural gas per day through 6 charging points.

The station also provides liquid fuel products of various types, in addition to other services provided to citizens. It is unique for its use of an advanced form of gas dispensers suspended in charging stations in order to save space in the supply area and increase safety rates, which would contribute to developing the infrastructure for gas supply facilities and supporting the spread of natural gas supply stations throughout the Republic.

The number of joint stations between Wataniya and GASTEC reached 19 stations spread across the country, including nine stations in the Cairo Governorate.

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Sarah has been writing in the oil and gas field for 8 years. She has a Bachelor Degree in English Literature. She has three years of experience in the banking sector.


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