A maze of crude oil pipes and valves is pictured during a tour by the Department of Energy at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Freeport, Texas, U.S. June 9, 2016. REUTERS/Richard Carson
CAIRO - 24 June 2020: The Higher Committee for Petroleum Projects under Petroleum Minister Tarek El Mulla discussed on Wednesday new oil refining projects.
Molla said in a statement that they discussed three major oil refining projects in Alexandria, Assiut and Suez at an investment cost of about $2.8 billion.
The committee discussed timetables of implementing these projects and increasing rates of implementation given the current hard times in Egypt due to the spread of the coronavirus, he added.