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  • New gas firm to use Sui Southern pipelines

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) recently issued the first-ever private sector distribution licence for natural gas sales in Sindh to a company incorporated just one day before the licence was granted...

    The Karachi-based firm — Gaseous Distribution Company (GDC) — will be the first company ever to share the decades-old pipeline network of Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) and challenge its distribution...

  • Govt seeks Rs101bn from consumers for gas pipelines

    ISLAMABAD: Despite collecting Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) worth hundreds of billions of rupees, the petroleum ministry is seeking separate recovery of Rs101bn from gas consumers to build pipelines for gas companies...

    The government is to collect Rs145bn through GIDC on gas sales during the current financial year and it has given undertakings to parliament and courts that the money would be used for construction of the...

  • Iran deal fuels tussle for gas pipelines in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: A landmark deal on Iran’s nuclear programme has breathed new life into plans for a gas pipeline through Pakistan — and sparked a geopolitical tussle, with Russia looking to expand its influence, observers say...

    With sanctions on Iran likely to ease and peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government getting under way, wrangling is intensifying over the proposed pipelines, which would link Central Asia to the Middle...

  • ‘Pipelines may not sustain Iranian gas pressure’

    RAWALPINDI: All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Monday said Pakistan should upgrade its infrastructure so that it could sustain Iranian gas pressure...

    Iran has completed its part of the pipeline to transport 750 mmcfd gas to Pakistan while Islamabad has started laying 880-km-long pipeline but it hasn’t considered upgrading gas distribution network, said Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha, central leader of the APCNGA...

  • Govt burdens gas consumers with Rs101bn to finance pipelines

    ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Thursday decided to charge consumers of the two gas utilities Rs101 billion to partly finance pipeline network...

    It also regularised import of first six cargoes of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) in April-May last year through a floating storage terminal, but deferred a final decision on LNG sales and purchase agreement between Qatargas and Pakistan State Oil...

  • Cost of gas pipelines to be ‘ring fenced’

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Wednesday said natural gas consumers have been exempted from bearing the Rs101 billion cost of laying pipelines for Regasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG)...

    It said that in its recent determinations for the revenue requirements of two gas utilities — the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and Sui Southern Gas Company — the regulator had followed a decision of the federal...

  • BRT workers damage gas pipelines

    PESHAWAR: Another main pipeline of SNGPL was damaged by Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) crew in Chamkani area, causing suspension of natural gas supply to many localities here on Thursday...

    According to an official of SNGPL, the 12-inch and 8-inch main supply lines near Zakori Bridge have been damaged, suspending gas supply to GT Road areas from Tarnab to Jinnah Park, Khyber Road, Peshawar walled city, cantonment area, Corps Commander House,...

  • Sui gas shutdown

    ALTHOUGH Naushahro Feroze is district headquarters, the zonal office of Sui Southern Gas Co cuts off supply of gas from 10pm to 6am daily...

    The SSGC managing director should look into the matter and stop shutdown of gas to the Naushahro Feroze city...

  • Ogra cuts rate for Sui Southern gas by Rs10 per unit

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has reduced the prescribed price for the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) by Rs10 per unit owing to a series of inadmissible expenditures on system expansion in Balochistan and Sindh, including revenue losses in Karachi on account of law and order problems...

    The regulator noted with concern that the SSGC had, for the first time, sought a provision for non-recoveries from active...

  • COO of Sui Southern Gas Company in Rangers custody for 90 days

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers informed an anti-terrorism court on Saturday that the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Managing Director of the Sui Southern Gas Company's (SSGC) Shoaib Warsi and two other senior officials associated with the organisation, Zohair Siddique and Kamran Nagi, were under preventive detention for 90 days...

  • Sui gas to be provided without discrimination: minister

    ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Communications Murad Saeed has said that arrangements are under way for provision of Sui gas in various parts of the country, particularly Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)...

    “Sui gas will be provided in Gul Jaba village after two weeks, while areas like Kanju, Ali Grama, Hazara, Kabal will get it after six weeks after the KP government issued a no-objection certificate,” the minister said on Monday while...

  • LNG pipelines: bodies set up to negotiate contract prices

    ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the federal cabinet has decided to constitute two committees to negotiate contract prices with Russian and Chinese contractors for laying two separate gas pipelines worth around $5 billion for the transport of liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

    It constituted a price negotiation committee, which will be led by the petroleum secretary and comprise the finance secretary’s nominee,...

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