Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources met with the heads of Petrogas, Petrosafe, EPROM, Petroleum Pipeline Company and MID TAP to discuss methods of ensuring a steady supply of LPG during the coming winter season, reported Egypt Oil & Gas.

Attended the meeting a number of officials from EGPC, and the Petroleum Ministry.

El Molla reviewed developments on ongoing projects, including the 14km LPG pipeline being built by Petroleum Pipeline Company to connect with MIDOR pipeline in preparation for receiving LPG shipments through MID TAP at El Dekhela port in Alexandria, in addition to a connection with Petrogas storage warehouses pipelines at Wadi El Kamar in Alexandria.

Other projects reviewed were Pertogas’ plan to increase LPG storage, which includes establishing 7 warehouses in Alexandria with a capacity of 8400 tons, and 4 warehouses in Souhag with a capacity of 6400 tons.

During the meeting the progress of the 127km Assiut/Sohag pipeline was reviewed. The project is worth EGP 350m, and will be linked to the Shukeir/Assuit pipeline to transfer LPG to the Sohag filling plant.