The central operations room at the Ministry of Petroleum follow-up to assure the transport of petroleum products from refineries, storage tanks and the main Egyptian ports to distribution outlets in all provinces, in coordination with the armed forces in addition to the follow-up to secure the oil installations especially pipelines, refineries, oil production fields and gas.
The central operations room headed by the Ministry of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi to respond promptly to complaints of citizens on the supply of petroleum products from gasoline, diesel and LPG in some areas and urgent action is taken through the follow-up with all the leaders of the petroleum sector in each location.
It was found that a number of those complaints is concentrated in some of the private agents to close their stations for fear of looting and it is now re-run these stations again and revealed the follow-up reports of daily operations room and the Petroleum Ministry that some stations of oil companies and foreign public has been subjected to looting and theft, where a number of outlaws seize money and goods from these stations.
As is clear from the follow-up to citizen complaints of LPG that some owners close their stores and warehouses declined to receive their shares of the cylinders of LPG filling plants for fear of theft and vandalism.
As it turns out that some provinces there are currently large surplus due to lack of consumption and requested these provinces to stop the transfer of her daily quota of gas filling plants for casting, because the storage capacity of these plants do not absorb the excess.