Karachi industry faces gas shortage
The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has continued loadshedding in Karachi in summer too and it has been announced that the gas supply will remain suspended to industries in Sindh including Karachi Sunday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
SSGC said that a low gas supply is being received from various gas feeders. However, the gas regulator for South said Pasakhi Gas Field has been closed for annual inspection and there is now 177 MMCFD gas shortfall.
SSGC vowed to restore supply from the gas field as soon as the annual repair was completed.
CNG stations will also remain closed from Thursday night to Monday 8am, SSGC spokesperson said.
He demanded the restoration of the gas supply to the industries at the required pressure so that the production activities could be resumed.
Reporter Habib Khan