Town Gas aims to deliver natural gas to approximately 35,000 commercial customers and bakeries by the end of December 2019, Amwal El-Ghad reported.

According to an official source at Town Gas, the annual increase of commercial enterprises that will work with gas ranges between 4,000 and 5,000 customers. This comes in line with the government’s aim to reduce the consumption of butane and replace it with natural gas instead.

The source added that natural gas reached 31,000 commercial customers and bakeries in 2018, in all areas of the company. Also, the total number of housing units connected to natural gas since the beginning of the activity until Q1 2019 amounted to about 9.5 million housing units.

Moreover, the national project to deliver gas to households connected cities and areas with high density of the population for the first time, the source pointed out.