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  • ‘LNG import to revive CNG sector’

    ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Compressed Natural Gas Association (APCNGA) on Sunday expressed confidence that the government’s recent deal to import Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Qatar would help revive the CNG sector, which was bearing the brunt of prevailing energy crisis in the country...

    Pinning high hopes with the LNG import agreement and the government’s sincere efforts to overpower the energy shortage, APCNGA Chairman Ghiyas...

  • Despite closure of CNG stations, gas shortage persists

    The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGPL) used to blame the CNG stations for the shortage of gas to domestic consumers...

    But even after the arrival of shipments carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar and injecting it into the supply system, the consumers still face an acute shortage of gas in the city...

  • LNG imports meeting up to 25pc of gas shortage

    LAHORE: Ongoing impo­rts of Liqu­efied Natural Gas (LNG) are meeting up to 25 per cent of gas shortage, which currently hovers around 2...

    According to an official at the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources, Pakistan has saved approximately $1...

  • Gas shortage aggravates in Punjab after fault in LNG terminal

    LAHORE: Following a major technical fault of leakage during the newly-constructed LNG terminal’s commissioning phase at Port Qasim, the shortage in the province started worsening on Thursday, forcing the SNGPL to withdraw the indigenous gas from the industry and divert it to the domestic sector that has been facing extremely low pressure for the last many days...

    According to Pakistan Gas Port Consortium Limited (PGPC), which built...

  • Police drive against CNG use in public transport vehicles

    MIRPURKHAS: District administration officials along with police on Thursday launched a crackdown on public transport vehicles and CNG (compressed natural gas) stations in Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas divisions as well as other parts of Sindh in compliance with an order of the Sindh High Court against use of gas in such vehicles...

    CNG kits along with cylinders found functional in dozens of buses, minibuses, coaches, cabs and other such...

  • Petrol sales rise despite cheaper CNG

    KARACHI: Despite being a clean and cheaper source of energy, compressed natural gas (CNG) has been unable to beat the use of petrol, which continues to post sale and import records...

    Amid growing petrol sales, CNG station owners claim that their fuel still costs less than petrol...

  • CNG prices raised by Rs2 per kg across Sindh

    KARACHI: Dealers gave a pre-Eid shock to consumers on Thursday by increasing the prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) by up to Rs2 per kg to Rs77 from Rs75 per kg...

    A number of CNG stations witnessed huge rush of buyers on Thursday as CNG will not be available on Friday...

  • Demo against CNG closure

    MULTAN: Scores of owners and workers of CNG stations on Tuesday staged a demonstration against the closure of their business for over six months...

    The protesters who had come from Muzaffargarh, Dera Ghazi Khan, Layyah, Chowk Azam, Kabirwala, Abdul Hakeem and Multan complained that the Punjab CNG station owners were being discriminated against other provinces...

  • Half of CNG stations to reopen today

    RAWALPINDI: About half of the CNG stations in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad are reopening on Friday and will supply the cheap fuel to motorists for nine consecutive days...

    A leader of the CNG dealers said the filling stations would remain open till June 6 without any break after which a schedule would be announced by the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines (SNGPL) and the CNG dealers association...

  • Protesters seek CNG stations’ reopening

    TAXILA: The owners and employees of CNG stations and transporters on Sunday took out a protest rally in Hassanabdal and staged a sit-in at the main bus stand of the town against the prolonged closure of the filling stations...

    The protest was organised by Tehreek Bahali-i-CNG...

  • Resumption of CNG sale mired in confusion

    RAWALPINDI: Confusion prevailed over the re-opening of CNG filling stations in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad on Friday as most people visited different stations but had to return empty handed...

     The government and All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Thursday announced that the filling stations would be reopened across the province on Friday...

  • ‘Charging cess from CNG sector discriminatory’

    RAWALPINDI: All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Wednesday said the Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) Bill 2014 adopted by the National Assembly was discriminatory and would ruin the already troubled CNG sector...

    “The GIDC Act stresses on the recovery of cess of the past years from the CNG sector only and relieves other gas consuming sectors,” said Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha of the APCNGA...

  • CNG dealers protest imposition of gas cess

    PESHAWAR: Reacting to the imposition of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) by the federal government, the All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Monday observed a sit-in on Sher Shah Suri Road outside Governor House here, and asked the government to withdraw the decision...

    Mr Muqeem said imposition of GIDC would bring price of CNG equal to petrol which would result in closure of CNG business in the militancy-hit province...

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