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Gas shortage in industries after delay in berthing of PSO cargo

Gas shortage in industries after delay in berthing of PSO cargo

ISLAMABAD: The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) on Monday said in view of non-berthing of Pakistan State Oil (PSO) cargo Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) regasification from T1 Engro Terminal has now been reduced to 220 Million Cub Feet Per Day (MMCFD).

According to the details, total RLNG available was 600 MMCFD at this time and the weather condition at the port may become more severe by Tuesday and resultantly berthing of Pakistan LNG Limited upcoming cargo may get into difficulties, a press release by SNGPL said. This may reduce RLNG availability to only 400 MMCFD in case of such an eventuality.

“Under the circumstances, we have shut down Gas Pressure Proving System with immediate effect along with fertilizer, Compressed Natural Gas and non-zero rated industry, the press statement further said.

Furthermore, they said domestic consumers will face minimum problems adding that as soon as the system improves gas supply shall be restored.