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Karachi will face another two weeks long worst gas load shedding

SSG notified that due to maintenance of one of the terminals gas supply will be disrupted from August 12 to 27 .Due to a supply cut of 107 mmcfd following annual maintenance work at the gas field, gas load shedding in a compulsion.

The gas supply to Annual maintenance work will be done at Kunnar-Pasakhi Deep (KPD) gas field from August 12 to 27, causing a reduction in gas supply by 107 mmcfd which will affect the domestic, commercial, industrial and Kapco power plants.
The Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) issued the notification regarding the maintenance schedule of the Kunnar-Pasakhi Deep (KPD) gas field which will be completed in three phases in 16 days.The SSGC spokesperson said that a complete shutdown will be carried out for eight days and partial shutdown for four days. The complete shutdown will reduce the gas supply by 107 mmcfd and 50 mmcfd during the partial shutdown. Earlier, few days back supply was disrupted during the ditching for the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) project in Karachi.
SSGC, giving details of incident said that the 8’dia gas supply line was damaged near Safoora Chowrangi in Karachi during the digging work for the BRT, suspending the gas supply to the adjoining areas including Memon Foundation Hospital, Sadi Town, Karachi University, Rimjhim, Rizvia Society, Down University, Suparco, Sachal Goth and other nearing villages.