The Egyptian Company For Natural Gas Distribution (Town Gas) connected 230,000 housing units with natural gas in 2020 where some areas had natural gas for the first time such as Al Badrashin, Atfih, Abu Anomros, and Nazlet Asamman in Giza governorate and Nafisha in Ismailia governorate.
This announcement was made by Town Gas Chairman and Managing Director, Mohamed Kandil, during the company’s general assembly with Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla.
About 77,000 units of the state’s housing projects were also connected to natural gas in Cairo and Port Said governorates. Alongside the natural gas delivery project, the company installed more than 10,000 pre-paid meters in the same areas. Additionally, natural gas was delivered to about 14 fuel stations as well as to 237 bakeries.
Town Gas also completed the designs work for additional 113 fuel stations and completed the required adjustments for natural gas routes and pipelines that clash with road and subway developments.
For his part, El Molla commended Town Gas as one of the national companies that aid the ministry in delivering natural gas to about 1.2 million housing units in 2021. In line with the Modernization Project, the minister called for expediting the digital transformation process and to utilize programs such as Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).