Natural Gas Car Conversion
Thursday, 25th March 2021
The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resource, Tarek El Molla, held the regular meeting to review the executive procedures of the expansion project of natural gas stations, and natural gas car conversion during the current fiscal year (FY) 2020/2021 as per presidential initiative to replace, and convert cars to run on natural gas, according to a press release.
Sunday, 7th February 2021
The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, stated that the minister has prepared 750 areas to establish natural gas supply stations and already 368 areas has been done and the rest of areas’ agreements will be finalized.
Sunday, 13th December 2020
The President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has reviewed the implementation situation of the national project for vehicles conversion and replacement to run on natural gas with the Prime Minister, Moustafa Madbouly, and Ministers of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, Industry and Trade, Neveen Gamea and other Ministers.
Sunday, 22nd November 2020
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi urged his government to accelerate and implement the plans to manufacture cars which run on natural gas and electricity instead of the conventional fuel.
Thursday, 19th November 2020
The Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, met with the Ministers of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Finance, and Tarde and Industry to review the executive situation of natural gas stations, affirming that the expansion of establishing stations for natural gas supply, recharging electric cars, and exploiting the current infrastructure of the existing fuel stations is a vital topic in light of the strategy adopted by the state to convert cars to run on natural gas.
Wednesday, 7th October 2020
Egyptian Automotive & Trading Company (EATC) in cooperation with Volkswagen (VW) Group are working on a partnership with The Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) to launch two vehicle models of Crafter and Cadi 5 equipped with a natural gas engine.
Sunday, 20th September 2020
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ratified law No. 549 of 2020 amending some articles of the presidential decree No. 419 of 2018 regarding customs tariff, imposing a tax of 2% tax on supply stations imports.
Monday, 7th September 2020
The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, said that natural gas usage as fuel will save about EGP 1,200 monthly for each citizen who uses an average 10 liters of gasoline 92 per month.
Thursday, 3rd September 2020
The Chairman of Gastec company, Abdel Fattah Farahat, that the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, directed towards expanding the establishment of natural gas stations by adding 366 at a cost of $1 billion in the framework of covering all the governorates during three years.