Natural Gas Pipelines.
Under the supervision of EGAS, GASCO is pursuing the implementation of the petroleum ministry plan aiming at the expansion of the national gas grid capacity.
Through the past years, GASCO has managed to supply gas to development areas in Sinai passing by Oyoun Mousa, El-Arish & Rafah ending in Sharm El-Sheikh, covering the west coast of the Red Sea reaching Hurghada city.
During 2014, GASCO added 24 km of main trunking pipelines to achieve full flexibility of the grid expanding it to the farthest point in upper Egypt "Aswan Governorate through the south valley pipeline".
1- Supplying gas to Abu Banha power station (3,7 km -20"): operation started in March 2014 with capital investment of the project is L.E 29 million pounds .
2- Supplying gas to El-Sokhna Power Station : operation started in January 2013, the capital investment of the project is L.E 15 million pounds.
3- Edco - Maadia pipeline (20 km – 20") : operation started in March 2014 with capital investment of the project is L.E 69 million pounds For supporting gas supply to Alex area as well as securing gas supply to Abu Qir power station.
4- Ameryia - Sidi Krir pipeline (7.5 km – 24") : peration started in May 2014 with capital investment of the project is L.E 48 million pounds For supporting gas supply to Alex area as well as securing gas supply to Sidi Krir power station.
5- El-Sadat - Dahshor pipeline (75 km – 42") : peration started in July 2013 For supporting gas supply to South Valley pipeline to cater for present and future loads.
6- El-Sokhna Importing Gas Pipeline (5,9 km – 32") : for receiving additional quantities of natural gas at El-Sokhna Port with scheduled operation in August 2014 the capital investment of the project is L.E 58 million pounds.
* El Nubaria – El Sadat pipeline (70 km – 36"): is under execution to support the south valley pipeline to cater for present and future loads with scheduled operation in Dec. 2014
* Gamasa – Fenosa pipeline (34 km – 42"): For securing supply gas to the West Damietta power station with scheduled operation in August 2014. The capital investment of the project is L.E 370 million pounds.
* el nubaria -meet nama pipeline (105 km - 32") :for supplying gas to north giza power station . for the first phase of total length 66 km operation is scheduled to be in October 2014 while in April 2015 for the second phase of total length 39 km the capital investment of the project is L.E 733 million pounds .
By the end of year 2014, The National Gas Grid capacity will reach 215 MMSCMD and the length of the main truncking lines will reach 7340 km