OGRA increases prices of LPG cylinder

Gas shortfall to increase in coming days

OGRA has increased the prices of LPG cylinders. A notification has also been issued for increased new prices. The new prices will be applicable for the month of November.

While on the other side, the gas shortfall is going to cause difficulties for Pakistanis as the shortfall has been expected to reach the highest level during this winter.

The price of LPG has been increased by Rs2.96 per kilogram. The new price has been fixed at Rs204.16 per kilogram.

The price of household LPG cylinders has been fixed at Rs2,409.16 against its previous price of Rs2,374.25 for October. Therefore, the price of the household cylinders has been increased by Rs34.91.

The price of a commercial LPG cylinder has been fixed at Rs9,269 against its previous price of Rs2,374.25 during October. Therefore, the price of the commercial cylinder has been increased by Rs134.

According to reports, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) is having a gas supply of 17 million cubics whereas the demand has exceeded 25 million cubics. The demand for gas is expected to increase further in the coming days due to the approaching winter.

There have been reports that domestic consumers along with commercial and industrial sectors will suffer. Less gas will be supplied to the power sector fertilizers sector and CNG sector. There have been reports that domestic consumers will be supplied with gas three times on a daily basis to meet their cooking requirements.

The government has also been informed of the gas shortage but the expensive RLNG has limited from placing orders.

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