‘700 mmcf additional gas into system by June 2012’

ISLAMABAD: Dr Asim Hussain, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources has announced 700 mmcf additional gas would be inserted into the system by June, 2012 and a three years plan to overcome the gas shortage would be unveiled soon.

Addressing a press conference after meeting with office bearers of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTAMA) Friday he said the present unconstrained demand of natural gas stands at 6 bcf while as production was 4.2 bcf however supply to domestic consumers would improve after the extreme cold spell would over.

He said he was making personal efforts to break the influence of cartels and always upholds merit in decision making and all gas consuming sectors were provided gas on equitable basis.

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