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LPG air-mix to be injected into industrial sector: ECC.

ISLAMABAD -- In order to overcome the shortage of natural gas for industrial sector, the ECC here on Thursday approved injecting of LPG air-mix equivalent to 50 MMCFD gas into dedicated network for provision to industrial sector. The ECC met here under the chairmanship of Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs was informed that the price impact will be borne by the industrial sector only and the domestic consumers will not be affected. Secretary Water and Power briefed the ECC over the energy situation in the country.

He told ECC that there is a generation of 8500 MW in the country and the demand is around 12000 MW. He added that there is a shortage of 3500 MW in the country and the Ministry is working hard to fill in the energy gap.
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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jan 11, 2013
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