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    Shortfall Of Gas In Pakistan

  • Gas shortfall to equal total current supplies in two years

    ISLAMABAD: With an addition of 300,000 gas consumers every year, the country’s gas shortage is estimated to touch four billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) — almost equal to current total supplies — in two years and will go beyond 6...

    The projection has been made by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) in its “State of the Industry Report 2016-17”...

  • Gas shortfall set to almost double next year

    ISLAMABAD: Amid an ongoing controversy over gas shortages, the federal government on Wednesday said the shortfall would almost double next year unless infrastructure constraints were phased out through cooperation of the stakeholders concerned, particularly Sindh...

    At a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) presided over by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, the ministry of energy...

  • PML-N’s ‘gross mismanagement’ caused power shortfall: PTI

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has alleged that PML-N ministers’ gross mismanagement escalated the electricity shortfall to 33pc...

    She also said the government should stop spending on metro buses and metro trains and come up with plans to curb loadshedding or the chief minister should sit in a tent at Minar-i-Pakistan lawns...

  • KP facing Rs22bn revenue shortfall this fiscal

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government expects around Rs22 billion shortfall in the current budget’s revenue receipts as so far during the ongoing fiscal, it has received Rs18 billion less from the centre on account of its share in federal divisible pool along with Rs4 billion shortfall in its own receipts, provincial finance secretary Said Badshah Bukhari said on Thursday...

    01 per cent but because of the shortfall on federal...

  • Electricity shortfall widens to 6,000MW

    ISLAMABAD: The electricity shortfall surged once again to about 6,000 megawatts on Monday as temperatures rose to 46-47 degrees Celsius in most of the southern region, resulting in unscheduled load shedding of 12-16 hours...

    Sources in operation areas suggested the overall power generation was around 12,700MW, with an estimated shortfall of 6,300MW...

  • Power cuts return as shortfall touches 7,000MW

    The Ministry of Water and Power said the demand crossed 20,223MW at 8pm, compared to peak generation of 15,400 to 15,700MW, a shortfall of 4,786MW...

    The shortfall reared its head as temperatures rose to 47 and 48 degrees Celsius in parts of Sindh and south Punjab, while major load centres such as Lahore, Karachi and the areas around Rawalpindi and Islamabad witnessed highs of 43, 37 and 36 degrees Celsius, respectively...

  • Power shortfall beyond 6,000MW

    LAHORE: As most of the country sizzles in scorching heat, national power shortfall soars beyond 6,000MW, necessitating loadshedding of over eight hours throughout the country and even more in the rural areas of the country – stoking protests in some areas...

    He said the supply of re-gassified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) had eased the situation a bit, but hike in temperature in May and drop in hydle generation (against its peak...

  • Aid shortfall handicaps UN agencies in Yemen

    UNITED NATIONS: Yemenis continue to suffer immensely as violence escalates unabated, the UN humanitarian agencies operating in the country said on Wednesday...

    This week has seen some of the deadliest days recorded since the conflict escalated in March
  • Sindh faces Rs70bn budget shortfall by close of third quarter, PA told

    KARACHI: Senior Minister for Finance, Planning & Development Syed Murad Ali Shah told the Sindh Assembly on Monday that the Sindh government was faced with a shortfall of Rs70 billion — Rs10 billion in the provincial receipts and Rs60 billion in capital receipts — by the close of the third quarter of the current financial year...

    He, however, said he hoped the central receipts shortfall caused for want of collection would be met by...

  • Sindh, Punjab face fund shortfall for development

    ISLAMABAD: The annual Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) released this week says the infrastructure and social service needs of Sindh and Punjab have outpaced the provincial fiscal space currently available for new infrastructure investment...

    The two largest provinces account for roughly 77 per cent of the population and 85pc of the country’s GDP
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