Updated at: 1113 PST, Wednesday, April 28, 2010
KARACHI: Sui Southern Gas and CNG Stations Owners Association agreed on closing CNG stations one day a week, Geo News reported Wednesday.
The decision to close pumping stations for one day a week in the country, will help save 35 million cubic feet gas daily.
Earlier, All Pakistan CNG Stations Owners Association’s Chairman Malik Khuda Bux told Geo News that the officials from Sui Southern Gas and CNG Stations Owners Association held an emergency meeting today. The meeting reached consensus on closing the CNG pumping stations from noon to noon on Fridays and Saturdays in Sindh and Balochistan.
The SSG officials told Geo News that closing CNG stations for one day a week will save 10 million cubic feet gas in Sindh and Balochistan.
Earlier, Sui Northern Gas Company (SNGC) and CNG Association in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtoonkhaw agreed to keep pumping stations closed on Tuesdays, which will save daily 25 million cubic feet gas.