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Bandits steal SSGC manager’s car

A car belonging to man associated with the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) was stolen by unidentified suspects on Friday. According to details, SSGC manager Tajab Ali Jalbani had parked his car

SSGC receives 17 EOIs for LNG import

Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has received strong interest from local and international players in response to its recent invitation for the import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) under Third Party Access,

Ailing CDGK wants SSGC, PIA, TDAP to clear over Rs 752.56 million dues

KARACHI – The City District Government Karachi (CDGK), currently facing such an acute shortage of funds that it cannot even remunerate its staff, has issued notices to the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) as well as several private groups, asking them to clear their dues that run in millions, or face arrest and confiscation of assets. Sources told Pakistan Today that the move is part of the CDGK

KESC blackmailing govt, SSGC again?

KARACHI – The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) has begun subjecting the industrial sector to four hours of power breakdowns from Friday, on the premise of shortage of gas and subsequent low supply of electricity. The measure comes soon after citizens began witnessing a three to four hours increase in scheduled loadshedding in various areas.
Despite the closure of many markets, government and private offices, and educational institutions due to the strike in the city,

SSGC beat wapda – Customs clinch Jr Hockey title

LAHORE – Customs won the 30th U19 Junior National Hockey Championship when they outscored NBP in a penalty shootout in the final match, played at Bahawalpur Hockey Stadium. Meanwhile, SSGC beat WAPDA to secure the third place in the championship.
After a one-all stalemate in the regular and extra times, Customs hit four goals while NBP managed three in the penalty shootouts. Meanwhile, SSGC fought hard with WAPDA and took a 3-2 victory.
Muhammad Asif Bajwa, Secretary General

SSGC whip KP, WAPDA and Punjab play draw

LAHORE – SSGC won their match, while Punjab were stopped by Customs and WAPDA held PHF Academy to a draw in the 30th U19 Junior National Hockey Championship, being played
at Bahawalpur Hockey Stadium. Three matches were played on Tuesday; Punjab drew with Customs 1-1 in a pressing encounter while SSGC beat Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa 7-1 and PHF Academy were held by WAPDA 1-1. Another three matches will be played today when NBP take on Islamabad at 1100 hrs, SSGC face Punjab at 1300 hrs

SSGC issues Letter of Comfort to JJVL

ISLAMABAD – The Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC), on Friday, issued a Letter of Comfort to Jamshoro Joint Venture Limited (JJVL) following directions of the Sindh High Court (SHC) and the National Assembly Standing Committee on Petroleum. In a related development, British Petroleum Pakistan (BPP) extended the Gas Sales Agreement (GSA) for Badin block from February 03, 2011 to August 3, 2011 and assured that all parties would conclude a fresh composite GSA within the specified

NA body directs SSGC not to renew JJVL agreement

ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly Standing Committee on Petroleum on Wednesday directed the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) not to renew the contract its LPG extraction contract with the Jamshoro Joint Venture Limited (JJVL) despite the Sindh High Court’s Tuesday orders that allowed SSGC to do so.
The committee said the contract should not be renewed without a fresh bidding process; however, it permitted gas supplies during the interim period. Committee chairman Shaikh

WAPDA down SSGC as Salman Akbar suspended

LAHORE – Qasim, Navy and WAPDA won their respective matches, while Amry were held to a draw in the 58th National Hockey Championship, which is in progress at Faisalabad Hockey Stadium. Port Qasim beat Steel Mills 2-1, Navy defeated PTV 1-0 and WAPDA edged SSGC 4-2. Army and HBL remained even as their match ended in a 1-all draw.
Meanwhile, Salman Akbar, goalkeeper of the SSGC team has been suspended by the Tournament Director for one match after he misbehaved with the umpires.

SSGC to check gas losses with WB loan

KARACHI – With the assistance of a $200-million loan from the World Bank (WB), the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) intends to implement WB’s Natural Gas Efficiency Project for the purpose of reducing unaccounted-for gas (UFG) [gas loss through leakage and other reasons].
Under this project, the SSGC would replace approximately 5,750km of distribution pipeline – excluding the main supply line – during the next five years along with overhead and underground leak survey, and

SSGC stopped from extending JJVL’s contract

ISLAMABAD – The National Assembly Standing Committee on Petroleum on Tuesday directed the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) not to extend the contract for setting up the Jamshoro Joint Venture Limited (JJVL) liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) plant, after observing that LPG quotas were granted illegally.
The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Sheikh Waqqas Akram. Convener Barjees Tahir presented the report of the sub committee that investigated the grant of LPG quotas to various

KESC shrinking away from SSGC security deposit

KARACHI – Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) which has cried foul over the limited supply of gas from Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) is deliberately avoiding an agreement for purchase of gas in a bid to dodge security deposits of billions of rupees. The KESC is reluctant to honour a security deposit valued at Rs 10 billion to SSGC, a mandatory requirement for a consumer to receive utility services, sources indicated.
While the privately run public utility company is

SSGC, Young Blood relegated

LAHORE – Afghan FC failed to stop an aggressive PMC Athletico and suffered a 0-1 defeat at Govt. High School, Chaman in Pakistan Premier Football League. PMC’s all-important goal came through Muhammad Luqman in the 23rd minute. The win allowed PMC the needful three points, assuring them A-Division soccer next year too.
Afghan FC have managed 42 points in their 30 matches while PMC earned 21. In another match, Baloch FC edged out Young Blood 2-0 at Nushki Football Stadium,

KESC pays Rs 3b owed to SSGC

KARACHI: The Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) has paid Rs 3.0 billion out of over Rs 24 billion it owes to Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC). The payment allows the KESC to continue receiving gas supply from the gas supplier.
SSGC had recently warned KESC that in event that the organisation failed to honour its outstanding dues immediately, its gas supply was in danger of being discontinued. The electric supply company has made the payment of dues incurred in the course of

SSGC to curtail gas to industries

Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd (SSGC) has appealed to the industrial units to voluntarily curtail gas consumption by 20 percent from October 27 to November 4.
A spokesperson of SSGC said on Friday that the company will face curtailment of 204mmcf of gas daily from Zamzama gas field as Annual Turn Around is being carried out by operators on the field.
SSGC spokesperson stated that Annual Turn Around of the Zamzama Field will severely hamper the company’s capacity