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Egyptian fertilizer plants shut down temporarily

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Fertilizer factories in Egypt will soon receive a much-needed boost as natural gas supplies are set to resume as of Thursday. This follows temporary closures by several companies due to a surge in gas consumption. The hot weather has been a major culprit, with increased air conditioning use driving up demand for power generation.

To address the strain on the system, the government announced an extension of planned power cuts. This will allow for essential maintenance of the gas and power networks.

Several fertilizer companies have had to halt operations for 24 hours, according to Reuters. They will wait until the gas network pressure stabilizes before restarting production.

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