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CNG Association to visit US for private LNG import

  • Government Senior Officials and gas companies including, OGDC, SNGPL, Mari Gas, PPL will also participate in the event.
  • Pakistan’s participation in Gastech 2019 will open new horizons for Gas sector, Ghiyas Paracha.

Islamabad, September 13, 2019: A delegation of All Pakistan CNG Association is set to participate in world’s biggest Gas (LNG) conference and exhibition “Gastech 2019” which is going to be held from 17 to 19th September 2019 in Houston, Texas.

Senior leader of CNG sector Ghiyas Paracha will lead the delegation; eager to obtain private gas import and develop the private sector participation in gas sector of Pakistan to cater the demand of the country.

Several Pakistani companies are participating in this event including SNGPL, Mari Gas, OGDC and PPL. Government delegation consisting of senior officials will be led by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum.

All the prominent Gas/LNG supplier of the world will gather in the conference and will connect to meet the global LNG demand. Ghiyas Paracha while talking to media said that Pakistan’s participation in Gastech 2019 will open new horizons and opportunities for the Pakistan’s gas sector as government has given permission to five companies including ExxonMobil (USA), Mitsubishi (Japan), Shell (Holland) Engro, Trafigura (Gasport) and Global (GEI) to install LNG Terminals in Pakistan for increasing the LNG import to plug energy deficit faced by the country.

He said that we are expecting agreements with several companies which will help us in LNG supply, business and infrastructure development. This will lead the way towards Billions of USD investment, saving worth billions, reduction in import bill, better employment opportunities and strengthen the economy.

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