- Licenses to be issued for R-LNG solely
- CNG homeowners to take enterprise to not search pure gasoline provide
- Ban eliminated after 12 years
ISLAMABAD: After 12 years, the Oil and Fuel Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has lifted the ban on issuance of recent licenses for CNG stations, The Information reported on Sunday.
The situation, nonetheless, implies for less than these working on re-gasified liquefied pure gasoline (RLNG). Inviting candidates, the regulatory authority has warned that they must take an enterprise to not search pure gasoline provide.
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The ban on issuance of recent licenses had been imposed in 2008 however in October final yr, the Financial Coordination Committee (ECC) directed the OGRA to challenge RLNG-based licenses to new CNG stations. It requested the regulator that the brand new CNG stations wouldn’t search indigenous gasoline.
Then again, the Sui Northern Fuel Pipelines Restricted (SNGPL) has introduced that the CNG stations will probably be opened from 6:00am on Sunday [today].
The prevailing CNG sector consumption is 188 mmcfd. In 2011, it was as much as 400 mmcfd, the sharp decline was as a result of scarcity of home gasoline.
The newest resolution permits CNG sector to soak up the imported RLNG.