SNGPL announces gas disconnection plan

ISLAMABAD: The Sui Northern Gasoline Pipeline Restricted (SNGPL), on Monday, introduced that it’s disconnecting gasoline provide to LNG-based fertiliser vegetation, cement, CNG, and non-export industries from June 29 because of dry docking of Engro (EETPL) LNG Terminal-I. Gasoline load control plan might be acceptable from June 29 to July 5, 2021.

The regasification from EETPL (Terminal-1) might be disrupted all the way through the length from twenty ninth June 2021 to fifth July 2021 because of unplanned dry dock actions, SNGPL mentioned.

It made up our minds to droop gasoline/RLNG provide to the rustic’s CNG, cement, and non-export commercial sectors.

The gasoline provide can also be disconnected to franchised house of the SNGPL (together with Punjab and KPK), as made up our minds within the consultative conferences.

The bodily disconnection of all shoppers is significant. In a different way, the have an effect on of the relief might be minimised.

It introduced speedy ramp down of the RLNG provide to M/s Agritech and M/s Fatima Fertiliser.

As agreed within the assembly, it’ll succeed in 0 intake at the hours of darkness on Monday, it mentioned.

Previous, the Cupboard Committee on Power had thought to be the dry docking of Engro LNG Terminal.

Alternatively, it distanced itself from taking a choice and handed at the burden directly to the SNGPL.

Previous, in a gathering of the CCoE hung on June 17, the Petroleum Department had knowledgeable that EngroElengy Terminal Non-public Restricted (EEIPL), the Terminal Operator, asked dry docking of Floating Garage Re-Gasified Unit (FSRU) within the gentle of the LNG Services and products Settlement (LSA).

The terminal operator used to be entitled to withdrawal of the LNG services and products infrastructure of any part thereof from carrier for the needs wearing out any of the deliberate works together with time table inspection, restore, repairs, amendment of LNG services and products infrastructure or any part thereof together with the dry docking of FSRU.

Subsequently, because of this process, a discount within the day-to-day supply and garage capability shall happen.

Subsequently, to be able to cut back the have an effect on of process, on regimen provide of LNG, the Petroleum Department proposed following RLNG/gasoline curtailment measures, so as of precedence, with the intention to supplying most RLNG to energy vegetation in addition to export business, all the way through the length of diminished availability owing to dry docking, stretching from 29-6-2021 to 05-7-2021.


It had proposed to droop provide of as much as 70MMCFD RLNG to 2 fertiliser vegetation.

It had additional proposed to chop provide as much as 40MMCFD RLNG to CNG sector in Punjab and provide of as much as 70MMCFD indigenous gasoline to CNG sector in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

It proposed to utilise the spared volumes by means of SNGPL for gadget balancing and/or diversion to energy vegetation, topic to charging of RLNG tariff the place settlement with energy plant for provide of indigenous gasoline isn’t to be had. It had additional instructed to droop provide of as much as 115MMCFD RLNG to non-export basic business in Punjab and the KP.


The Petroleum Department had proposed to curtail provide of RLNG/gadget gasoline to CNG sector and non-export basic business.

It additionally proposed to cut back RLNG Provide to KE and provide of gadget gasoline, as stored from CNG/non-export business, to the KE for assembly its call for.

The CCoE had constituted a committee below the chairmanship of the Minister for Railways to habits an inquiry and attach accountability for lengthen, if any deciding factor of the FSRU dry docking, and post a report back to the CCoE attention inside of 30 days.

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