Karachi, February 12, 2015 (PPI-OT): As a result of curtailed gas supply from Bhit and Naimat Basal gas fields, an overall shortfall of 40 mmcfd has been recorded in SSGC’s system. Due to this shortage, the supplies of SSGC have also effected and the utility has been receiving calls from Karachi city and interior Sindh, complaining of low gas pressure.
SSGC’s management putting its all efforts to improve the supply situation has taken immediate effective steps to improve gas pressure. In this regards gas supplies to power generation companies i.e. KE and WAPDA have been curtailed to improve the gas pressures. Moreover it has been decided that gas supply to all CNG stations in Sindh would remain discontinued on Friday, February 13, 2015. All CNG stations in Sindh will remain open on Saturday, February 14, 2015.
It is anticipated that SSGC’s off take will improve by tomorrow as the gas supplies from Bhit and Naimat Basal gas fields are expected to return to normal. SSGC’s management is concerned on this situation and regrets the inconvenience caused to its worthy customers due to this short supply of gas.
For more information, contact:
Chief Manager (Media Relations)
Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC)
Corporate Communication Department (Media Relations)
ST-4/B, Block 14, Sir Shah Suleman Road,
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