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Petroleum succeeds in delivering gas to 210,000 homes in Sohag, at a cost of one billion pounds


The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources succeeded in delivering natural gas to 210,000 housing units in Sohag Governorate, at a cost of more than one billion pounds.

The Ministry of Petroleum is adopting the implementation of the national project to deliver natural gas to homes in line with the state’s policy to create a kind of social justice, especially for the governorates and regions most in need, and to reduce citizens’ troubles in obtaining butane gas cylinders.

During the past year, gas was delivered to 1.2 million housing units annually, equivalent to about 19 million butane gas cylinders, which were replaced and saved as a result of gas delivery during the year, which led to a reduction in the subsidies directed to butane, bringing the total number of housing units to which gas was delivered to about 14 million. A housing unit at the level of the governorates of the Republic, from the start of the activity until the end of December 2022.

Natural gas was also delivered to 200 new areas that natural gas will enter for the first time during the year 2022, and natural gas was also delivered to 1,825 commercial consumers and 124 factories.

Within the framework of the commitment of the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources to implement the objectives of the initiatives and presidential assignments, the most important of which is the (decent life) initiative to develop the villages of the Egyptian countryside and the most needy villages and hamlets. Gas has been delivered to 185 villages since the beginning of the project and so far serving about 620 thousand customers. Work has started during the year In extending underground gas networks to 700 villages, in addition to 534 villages included in the government sewage plan, and they will be connected to natural gas in conjunction with the implementation of household sewage connections.

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