ISLAMABAD: Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL) has revised its gas load shedding plan for CNG stations from three to two days a week in Punjab following directions from the Ministry of Petroleum. The All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) had demanded of the government to reduce gas load shedding for CNG stations from three to two days, saying that it was negatively affecting their business. Ministry of Petroleum and APCNGA have reached a settlement plan according to which the duration of load shedding has been cut from three to two days. APCNGA has said that it has received the new gas load shedding schedule from SNGPL according to which two days a week gas load shedding will be observed until the further notice.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 19th, 2011.