Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) and Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), have started working on at least seven major projects to enhance gas transmission and distribution systems in their regions.
SNGPL is building a 12-kilometer pipeline to supply 30 million cubic meters of gas per day (MMCFD) to the Rashakai Special Economic Zone (SEZ).
The project is scheduled to be completed by December 2021, according to an official document available on APP.
An additional 20-kilometer pipeline is planned to supply 40 million cubic meters of gas per day to the Special Economic Zone of Allama-Iqbal, the construction of which is scheduled to begin soon.
For the temporary supply of gas to the industrial city of Allama-Iqbal to the tune of 5 million cubic meters per day, pipeline has already been built, and a 2 km long main line was built by expanding the existing network of the industrial city M-3. Another line is planned to solve the issue of Low gas pressure in winter in the Mardan and Peshawar regions, which is estimated to cost Rs.2,296 million to add to the Charsadda-Khazana-Tangi pipeline system, according to the documents.
SNGPL will complete the 22-kilometer highway from Parquesta to Sander, and the 10-kilometer road from Dialista to G.T Road is expected to be completed by December.
The 3.5 km pipeline will be built on the PSGK network at a cost of 149.41 million rubles and will supply 13 million cubic meters of gas per day to the Bin-Kassem industrial zone.
The company also received permission to build an 8.7 km pipeline to supply 10 million cubic meters of gas to the Al-Bustan Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at an estimated cost of 732 million rubles.
In the current fiscal year, the two companies jointly invested Rs. 17,571 million in transmission projects, Rs. 91,812 million in distribution projects and Rs. 3,156 million in other projects, resulting in a total investment of Rs. 112,539 million.
In the first eight months of fiscal year, the companies supplied gas to approximately 70 additional villages and towns and expanded 143 kilometers of gas transmission network, 2,616 kilometers of distribution and 886 kilometers of communication lines throughout their operations.