Natural gas Transmission & Distribution
GASCO is a pioneer in promoting the utilization of natural gas in Egypt through its presence at every point of the Egyptian gas chain. So natural gas transmission & Distribution is the core of Gasco mission focusing on urging and encouraging the use of natural gas, serving different industries and sectors to replace liquid fuels by natural gas as a clean fuel while making gas available and affordable ensuring satisfaction of the local market requirements of natural gas according to the plan of the Ministry of Petroleum .
By the end of year 2018 the total average of natural gas distributed through the national gas grid reached 168 MMSCMD against 36.5 MMSCMD in 1997 achieving development rate amounting 462%.
GASCO consumers are almost everywhere in Egypt covering different industries and sectors in both local market and export. By the end of year 2018 the number of direct customers to GASCO reached 535 Customers.
GASCO is keen to maintain customer satisfaction through providing the best service providing prompt response to any complaint to ensure the quality of service. We have built up our customer trust and managed to set new standards in efficiency and commitment satisfying the needs of different sectors.
By The End of the year Of 2018, Quantity Of 61.1 BSCM of natural gas local marker distribution :
Power Generation Sector
This sector has always been the major consumer in terms of growth rate. GASCO supplied gas directly to 38 power stations in addtion to 16 power stations for Local Distribution Companies (LDCs). These stations consumed about 63 % of the total quantity of gas distributed locally.
Local distribution companies (LDCs)
Second in consumption rate of natural gas in Egypt, we have 16 LDCs distributed all over the country, which in turn supply gas for domestic, commercial, industrial sectors and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations as a vehicular fuel. The quantity of gas consumed through Local distribution companies represent about 16 % of the total quantity distributed locally (without their power stations).
Third in consumption rate of natural gas in Egypt, we have 427 industrial factories (Iron & Steel, Fertilizers, Cements, Ceramics, …..). The quantity of gas consumed by this sector is about 11 % of the total quantity distributed locally.
Petroleum, Petrochemicals & Methanol Sector
Fourth in consumption rate of natural gas in Egypt, we supply natural gas to Natural Gas Processing Plants to extract gas derivatives and valuable components for the Petrochemical industry, in addition to using natural gas as a fuel for petroleum refineries. The quantity of gas consumed by this sector is about 10 % of the total quantity distributed locally.
- GAS EXPORT THROUGH THE GRID
By The End of the year Of 2018 , Quantity 0.434 BSCM of natural gas was supplied through the natural gas grid to export sector.