PGT's expansion projects total approximately 300 MMcfd
. Work will involve 15,000-hp of additional compression and three extensions of its Canada-to-California mainline.
Later, its requirement for imported gas is expected to surge to 250 mmcfd
from the second quarter (Apr-Jun) of 2024.
The fire incident at Sui has created a shortfall of 390 MMCFD
gas deficit, the spokesman added.
Giving a breakup, they said Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) made a discovery in August, 2018 in Sanghar district of Sindh, having flow of 23 Million Cubic Feet Per Day (mmcfd
) gas and 91 Barrels Per Day (bpd) oil.
Chairman Mohsin Raza said there was 80MMCFD shortage and now there is shortage of MMCFD
Giving a breakup, they said Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) made a discovery in August in Sanghar district of Sindh, having flow of 23 mmcfd
gas and 91 bpd oil.
The SNGPL has reported average gas consumption by domestic and commercial consumers in summer months of 2017 at around 528 mmcfd
which increased to 867 mmcfd
during winter 2017-18 and created a shortfall of 339 mmcfd
The International Oil Companies (IOCs) are allowed to produce gas at the rate of 1,269 mmcfd
from 28 wells in 4 gas fields against the capacity of 1,160 mmcfd
SSGC provides 60 MMCFD
gas to fertilizer plants, 300 MMCFD
to power plants and 100 MMCFD
to CNG outlets (CNG stations work five days a week), said an insider.
- Long term production rate targeted at 3.0 - 4.0 MMCFD
(580 - 750 BOEPD1)
The system includes 249 miles of natural gas pipelines with a capacity of approximately 285 MMcfd
, and is currently gathering approximately 180 MMcfd
The gas would be made available to thermal power projects in accordance with the government's policy, except for 68 MMCFD
gas previously earmarked for 350-400 MW Chichoki Malian project to be commissioned after international competitive bidding (1CB).