OGRA rejects proposal to raise gas tarrifs


Express May 18, 2010

LAHORE: The Oil and Gas Regulation Authority rejected the proposals for an increase in the domestic gas tariffs on Tuesday.

Sui Southern Gas Company and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited submitted proposals to OGRA for an increase in domestic gas tariffs for up to 22 percent.

The proposals were accepted for adjudication by the authority and public hearings were conducted in this regard in Lahore, Faisalabad and Peshawar in April, 2010.

After two weeks of negotiations, OGRA turned down the proposals of SSGC and SNGPL.

SSGC and SNGPL maintained that the reasons for the proposals were increased maintenance expenses and other non-developmental expenditures.

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COMMENTS (2)

Mohammad Azam Khan | 10 years ago | Reply nor just filling space with data,
Mohammad Azam Khan | 10 years ago | Reply A too simple a question for your innitiates in the wares of natural gas tariffs which would require a very detailed and well researched answer not sophistry: "If the gas is local & its users indigenous too then why is it being made so expensive?"
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