LAHORE– The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) Peshawar Region is supplying gas to its esteemed consumers at appropriate pressure and delivering its services round the clock for the satisfaction of consumers.
However in some areas, low pressures are being observed due to the following reasons.
1. Gap between demand and supply being a seasonal impact.
2. Some of the network becomes undersize with the passage of time.
The company has started work to redress these issues through laying of 25 Km different diameter pipeline within a range from 12”dia to 4”dia with a cost of Rs250 million as 16 number of augmentation projects in areas of Peshawar City, Defence Colony, Ring Road, Pajaggi Road, Safiabad, Charsadda Road, Charkhakhel etc.
Similarly the company has launched replacement of old leaking network of 150 Km in two years with a financial impact of Rs415 million. Hopefully after completion of all these projects, the areas having low pressure like Lahori Gate, Hashtnagri, Dhakki Nalbandi Qissa Khwani, Yakatoot, Kochi Bazaar, Pepal Mandi, Whole locality of Ganj, Majeed Town Dora road, Khyber Bazar, Shuba Bazar and Gulbahar will be completely and permanently rectified.
Meanwhile, SNGPL has requested the esteemed consumer to follow the energy conservation principles in winter season enabling us to provide gas appropriately for all consumers with convenience & un interruption.
Further, the provincial government is also requested to support SNGPL in removing all illegal connections existing in Suburbs of Peshawar like Achar, Bahader Kalay, Urmar, BazidKhel, Badaber, KagaWala, MashoKhel, Phandu and adjacent areas, so that the gas supply at appropriate pressure could be ensured to our valuable consumers.— PRESS RELEASE