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.
By the end of year 2017, The National Gas Grid capacity will reach 225 MMSCMD and the length of the main truncking lines will reach 7485 km
* Supply of power plants with natural gas.
- Delivery of gas to the power plants implemented by Siemens:
As part of Gasco's commitment to implement the policy of the oil sector towards the delivery of gas to the power plants, and in accordance with the directives of the political leadership to supply gas to the new power stations of the New capital, Beni Suef and El-Barlas supplied by Siemens to add 14400 MW to the unified network of electricity Egypt, The main feeding lines with a total of 65 km and the number of three temporary reduction and measurement stations that have already been completed before the specified time.
In May 2017, gas was pumped through the gas import line from Sumid port to support the new power station of the new capital. In July 2017, gas was pumped in the new capital line of Dahshour to support the power plant Beni Suef, and is currently equipped to boost the gas for 3 stations of permanent reduction and measurement, and the total investment cost of these projects 3.6 billion pounds.
- Gas delivery to five-year plan stations - five-year plan:
During 2017, Gasco completed the executive procedures for the projects required to supply the remaining power stations included in the five-year plan for the electricity sector 2012/2017, which are power plants (Helwan, West Assiut, 6th of October, Suez, Mahmoudia and West Cairo). Stations of natural gas about 30.5 million m 3 / day to produce 5330 MW when they are fully operational, where the implementation of a series of lines 62 km long and diameters ranging from 16 to 42 inches in addition to the number of six stations and measuring investment cost of 1.1 Billion pounds.
It is also worth noting that Gasco started the necessary procedures for the implementation of the project of the Tina / Capital gas pipeline with a length of 175 km and a diameter of 42 inches at an estimated cost of 3 billion pounds, in addition to 2 compressors at Dahshor giant compressor station at an estimated cost of LE 1.5 billion