Pakistan Steel Mill plans to maintain production despite gas supply shortage

Oil, Gas and Power

Karachi: Pakistan Steel Mill (PSM), Karachi plans to maintain its production, after a written intimation by Sui Southern Gas Company SSGC for its short supply of gas.

A PSM press release Wednesday said SSGC letter conveyed that due to annual maintenance work and shutdown at Kadanwari gas field, SSGC could not provide sufficient amount of gas to its customers.

Pakistan Steel made a substitute production plan to continue its production activities during this shortfall period. It is utilizing its own resources and made some necessary repair works on its thermal power plant through PSM engineers, workers.

Currently PSM thermal power plant is generating sufficient electricity for sustaining production activities according to the plan. PSM sells its electricity to Karachi Electric Supply Company KESC and depending on need also uses KESC power, according to press release.

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