Shikarpur-Jacobabad gas pipeline to be laid by August

Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) is likely to complete the process of laying of gas pipeline from  Shikarpur to Jacobabad in Sindh, covering a distance of 34 km, in August this year, officials have been reported to have said.

They stated that once the project is complete, natural gas supply to Quetta and other districts of Balochistan is likely to improve.

The company is also involved in various projects to expand its transmission network, through laying of eight gas pipelines in different areas of Sindh and Balochistan. These supply lines cover an area of over 126 km in various localities.

These include a 12-inch diameter pipeline from Palijai to Tando Allahyar covering a distance of 27 km, eight-inch diameter pipeline from Sinjhoro gas field to Sanghar over 14 km, eight-inch supply line from Khairpur to Khairpur city covering a distance of 11 km, six-inch pipeline from upstream Halani to Kandiaro over 11 km and other few routes.

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These are being laid to allow uninterrupted gas supply to the consumers.

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