Gas companies’ UfG growing alarmingly despite spending billions to arrest losses; OGRA should reverse raise in average gas price

The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry’s ruling group has opposed the OGRA to allow SNGPL to raise average gas price for all categories of consumers for 2020-21 by Rs13.42 to Rs 644.84 per mmbtu. Expressing serious concerns over the constant hike in gas rates, FPCCI ruling party… Continue reading

OGRA approves K-Electric’s pipeline for transmission of RLNG

KARACHI: Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has approved K-Electric’s application for a license to construct and operate a gas pipeline, that will supply Re-gasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) for the upcoming RLNG-based 900 MW BQPS-III power plant and supplementing fuel requirement of the power plants located at its Bin… Continue reading

All hurdles removed in provision of economical CNG OGRA has started issuing licences for new CNG stations Masses will get fuel that is 40 percent cheaper: Ghiyas Paracha

The All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Monday said the government is promoting CNG to reduce urban pollution, cut oil import bill and increase employment. The government has taken a number of commendable steps including removing the ban on setting up new CNG stations, said Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha, Central Chairman… Continue reading

FPCCI urges OGRA to revoke increase in Gas price

Karachi (PR) Mian Anjum Nisar, President FPCCI has expressed his concerns over the unkind upswing in natural gas prices. He said that this decision would seriously affect the industrial sector, especially exporters and the value-added sector would be hit hard also affect the cost of energy as well as the… Continue reading

Pakistan’s natural gas demand to cross 7.0 BCF mark by 2030

KARACHI: The State of the Regulated Petroleum Industry Report FY 2018-19 issued by Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has estimated Pakistan’s gas demand to surpass 7.0 billion cubic feet/day (BCF) mark by 2030. “The gas utility companies have added more than 0.5 million domestic, commercial and industrial consumers, in… Continue reading


Mr. Zahid Mazhar, Chairman, All Pakistan Textile Mills Association, Sindh-Baluchistan Region has demanded the government for continuous and un-interrupted supply of natural gas to the industries of Sindh and Balochistan and that they should not be deprived of their constitutional right in supply of natural gas under Article 158 of… Continue reading

Prime Minister should deregulate petrol prices – Malik Khuda Bakhsh

This will ensure cheap fuel supply, Station owners: Karachi: Petroleum stations owners and dealers have urged the Government to regulate the rates of petrol. Malik Khuda Bakhsh, Leader of Station Owners, requested Prime Minister Imran Khan to deregulate petrol and diesel prices to provide benefits to consumers and end the… Continue reading

Gas tariff hike by OGRA will be illegal As per OGRA law, Govt cannot reduce or increase gas price

The All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) on Wednesday rejected the move by the SNGPL to increase the price of natural gas terming it unacceptable as it will damage the fragile economy. Seeking at a public hearing organized by OGRA, Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha, Central Chairman APCNGA said that the earlier price… Continue reading

OGRA serves Show Cause Notice on six OMCs for fuel shortage at retail outlets

KARACHI: Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has served Show Cause Notices (SCNs) on six oil marketing companies (OMCs) for fuel shortage at their retail outlets. OGRA spokesperson Imran Ghaznavi said the SCNs had been served on Shel, Attock Petroleum, Hascol, Puma, Gas & Oil, and Total Parco on the… Continue reading

LPG prices marginally reduced

KARACHI: The Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has notified Rs2/kg reduction in the price of indigenous liquid petroleum gas (LPG) to Rs110/kg for the month of June 2020. According to a notification, the revised LPG price is Rs110,027/MT, which includes Rs4,669 of petroleum levy, Rs35,000 of marketing/distribution margin and… Continue reading