The Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has inaugurated the Egyptian Refinery Company’s (ERC) project in Mostorod. It is one of the most important and sophisticated petroleum refineries in Egypt and Africa, producing 4.7 million tons of petroleum products per year,
This giant project comes in the ministry’s plan to increase production and reach self-sufficiency of petroleum products through establishing more developed and updated refineries.
The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, presented the strategy for infrastructure development in Egypt’s refineries. He elaborated that the Mostorod region is providing 22% of the refining capacity in Egypt.
El Molla added that Mostorod refining project is providing high-quality of petroleum products under international standards. He showcased the ongoing projects including complexes of octane and diesel project in Assiut and Midor refinery expansion
The refinery is being managed by Petrojet and Enppi in addition to a number of Egyptian companies that cooperated in executing this refinery one of which is EPROM
The project presents a huge importance for the national economy as it participates in increasing production capacity to cover the increase in consumption
The minister thanked and congratulated the workers in the petroleum sector for achieving this project & for their hard and continuous work that remarks the sector’s role in improving national economy