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Middle East & Africa Consumption

May 2018

Egypt’s economy will continue to reap the benefits of the country’s rising gas production.

The power sector is the biggest consumer of gas in Egypt and accounted for just over 62% of the country’s gas demand in 2016. It was followed by the industrial sector, including petrochemicals, which consumed around 22%. Egypt is building three major combined-cycle gas turbine projects with a total capacity of 14.4 GW. The projects are being implemented in phases and are expected to be complete by 2020. So far, eight units...