Pakistan faces severe gas crisis in coming winters

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Pakistan faces severe gas crisis in coming winters

The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has warned of a severe gas shortage in case of prolonged winter this year.

Following a report predicting an extended winter season this year, the gas company issued a statement saying that the gap between demand and supply will widen due to a sharp increase in gas consumption during winter.

In severe cold, SNGPL may face a gas shortage of up to 500 MMCFD.

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In case of shortage, the gas will be provided to domestic consumers during specific hours for cooking, the gas company said.

It said that the Import of LNG is being ensured in view of increasing demand for gas. Despite all efforts, the industrial sector may face load-shedding during winter.