ISLAMABAD: The Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGCL) is confident to complete the 24-inch diameter gas pipeline from Shikarpur to Jacobbabad in Sindh province next month, which would covere a distance of 34 kilometers, official sources in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources said.
“The company, which is carrying out the gas pipeline project, is confident to complete it by August 31, 2017,” they.
After completion of the project, they informed that the natural gas supply to Quetta and other districts of Balochistan would improve.
Answering a question, the sources said the company was executing a number of projects to augment its existing transmission network, under which eight more gas pipelines were being laid in different areas of Sindh and Balochistan. The eight supply lines of different size will cover 126 kilometers distance in various localities of the two provinces, they added.
Giving details of the schemes, they said, a 12-inch diameter supply line from Palijai to Tando Allahyar covering a distance of 27 kilometers, a 14-km eight-inch diamater gas pipeline from Sinjhoro Gas Field to Sanghar, a 11-km eight-inch diamater supply line from SMS Khairpur to Khairpur city, a six-inch 11-km line from Upstream Halani to TBS Kandiaro, a 20-inch seven-km line from DHA PH-VIII to Dolman Mall Clifton Karachi, a 20-inch five-km supply main loop from Korangi to Landhi Karachi, 24-inch 33-km transmission line from Kathore to Surjani Town Karachi and a 12-inch 18-km pipeline at Dera Murad Jamali were being laid to ensure uninterrupted gas supply to consumers.