Ogra invites fresh applications for new RLNG-based CNG stations

ISLAMABAD – The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) requested new practices from interested parties for the establishment of new regasified liquefied natural gas (RLNG) based CNG stations.

“All applicants who have not been licensed so far are recommended to submit new requests to operate in RLNG, with the necessary / updated documentation, as required,” the official said in an advertisement published in national newspapers. May Worry. ”

In public, OGRA announced that the Council of Ministers Economic Coordination Committee has approved ‘only’ to issue new CNG licenses for RLNG and that it “cannot demand the conversion of the license to domestic gas”.

Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha, Center Leader of the All Pakistan Compressed Natural Gas Association (APCNGA), welcomed the government’s decision to establish new CNG outlets in the country.

In a press release, he said OGRA has lifted the ban on establishing new CNG stations after a 12-year period and expressed confidence that the CNG industry will flourish in the coming days.

He asked interested parties to apply for CNG outlets operated by RLNG and hoped that the CNG industry would receive uninterrupted supply in the future as it allowed the government to import and use its own LNGs to the private sector.

OGRA has recently granted the first marketing licenses to two companies to undertake regulated activities related to the sale of natural gas and LNG under the easy business plan introduced by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). government.

It also granted two ‘temporary licenses’ to supply LNG to consumers via cryogenic bowzers, especially where normal gas transmission networks are not available.

Authorized Authorized Tabeer and Energas gave permission for the regulated activity of natural gas and LNG sales for the first 10 years, subject to the execution of Gas Transport Agreements with Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited. (SNGPL), service agreements and security issues for measurement / billing to consumers, LNG supply agreements, as well as signing contracts with LNG terminal operators.

Whereas, ‘temporary licenses’ were granted to LNG Easy (Private) Limited and Daewoo Gas Private Limited’ to continue the LNG virtual pipeline project for the supply of commodities with cryogenic emitters.

Temporary licenses will allow virtual pipeline companies to complete all formalities in accordance with the rules and apply to carry out LNG-regulated activities in the country.

The new licenses will help promote healthy competition in the gas market, support national economic growth, and provide a reliable energy supply to natural gas consumers across the country for a year.

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