Author: Syed Imran Ahmed

The year was 1969. The then Karachi Gas Company published a print advertisement that proclaimed, ‘Sui Gas is always there whenever you need it. All you have to do is to turn on your tap and you get instant, smokeless fuel with an inexhaustible (gas) supply.’ Fast forward to 2022 and we find ourselves in a middle of a totally different energy scenario. We no longer have an inexhaustible gas supply. Gas supply in Pakistan has declined over the years due to the natural depletion of fields that are owned by exploration and production companies. Every year, gas is being depleted at…

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Collecting gas from gas fields, transporting it to over hundreds of kilometers through large pipelines, and then distributing it to varied consumers across a wide geographical span, is no simple task. From the freezing Quetta Region surrounded by snow-capped mountains to the scorching Sibi and Indus-embracing Sukkur to the ever expansive Karachi, SSGC’s gas transmission and distribution networks provide a steady supply of the natural gas, the least expensive and most environment friendly of all fossil fuels. Natural gas is the biggest source of primary energy with a share of 43 per cent in Pakistan’s energy mix. Pakistan also possesses…

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