The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has announced the suspension of gas supply to Combined Natural Gas (CNG) stations and non-export sector till July 5 across the Sindh.
The SSGC spokesperson said that CNG filling stations in Sindh including the provincial capital Karachi will be closed till July 5.
It added that SSGC is facing a shortfall of 160 MMCFD due to the Annual Turn-Around (ATA) of the KPD gas field which resulted in a decrease in gas availability in line pack and low pressure in the system.
The spokesperson added that all CNG stations including RLNG users in Sindh will remain closed from 8:00 am Tuesday, June 29, 2021, to 8:00 am Monday, July 5, 2021, in compliance with the sectoral priority order of the gas load management.
Moreover, CNG stations will also be closed across Balochistan province till July 5.
The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) notified the suspension of gas and RLNG supplies to CNG stations, cement and non-export industrial sector in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) under the gas load management.
According to SNGPL, gas and RNLG supply to the said sectors will be suspended from June 29 midnight till July 5, 2021 midnight.
It added that EngroElengy Terminal Private Limited (EETPL) RLNG Terminal 1 will be closed due to unplanned dry dock activities, resulting in a disruption in gas supply.
Earlier on June 21, SSGC had announced to suspend gas supply to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling stations across Sindh for an unidentified period from June 22 in the wake of the worsening gas crisis in the country.