Natural gas supplies to various sectors in Pakistan has exceeded 4,000 million cubic Feet per day (MMCFD), according to an update from the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA).
Gas supplies in Pakistan is carried out through gas fields in different provinces and imported regasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG).
By the end of the 2019-2020 fiscal year, the share of natural gas produced from the local fields was 71%, while rest of the natural gas supply was secured by imported LNG. Sindh ranked first on the list of the largest suppliers, accounting for about 45 percent of gas supplies, followed by Baluchistan, KPK and Punjab with 11, 12 and 3 percent.
According to the report, the demand for gas in the country has grown significantly – to almost 4,500 million cubic meters per day. Thus, in accordance with the priorities set by the state, gas companies will reduce gas supplies to various industries to manage the load.
Gas consumption in Pakistan is expected to rise to 5,500 million cubic meters per day over the next ten years.
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