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OGDCL completes installation of processing plant at KPD field ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has completed installation of a processing plant at its Kunnar Pasakhi Deep (KPD) gas field in Sindh province, which was in pending for last 10 years."It (plant) will provide an additional 80 mmcfd of gas, 400 tons of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and 4,000 barrels per day (bpd) in winter this year," official sources told APP here on Monday.They said natural gas consumers would get additional gas in sufficient quantity during this winter after the government succeeded to produce more gas from exploratory wells and injection of Regassified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) in the transmission network.The current government in last three years, they said, had so far added 944 mmcfd gas in the system out of which 466 mmcfd came from new discoveries and 478 mmcfd gas from existing wells.The sources said the government encouraged local as well as foreign oil ...

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KCCI questions peak hour charges by K-E KARACHI: President, Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Shamim Ahmed Firpo has urged K-Electric to avoid charging peak hour rate all day and implement the concept of time of use (ToU) across-the-board.It will substantially reduce the electricity bills for industrial, commercial and domestic consumers, said KCCI President in a statement here on Monday.Shamim Ahmed Firpo pointed out that ToU allowed high charges for just four hours only whereas the electricity consumption during the remaining ...

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AJK to be furnished with swift service of 3G, 4G internet domain soon MIRPUR (AJK): The fast paced domain of test information technology the 3G and 4G, will be soon in land of Azad Jammu Kashmir including Mirpur division meeting the long-cherished demand of the local internet users to be linked with rest of the world swiftly.This was disclosed by the Acting Commanding Officer of the SCO Mirpur division Major Syed Jabran Danish, while responding to the questions by the journalists about the much-awaited arrival of the swift ...

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K-Electric to provide 70 MW of power supply to Naya Nazimabad KARACHI: K-Electric and Javedan Corporation Limited (JCL) have entered into an agreement for the provision of 70 MW power supply to Naya Nazimabad, a project of JCL.The agreement was signed by Amer Zia, Head of Distribution Operations, K-Electric, and Abdus Samad Habib, CEO, JCL during a ceremony held at KE House, an official of the utility said on Saturday.Amer Zia said that the K-Electric has further streamlined the process to acquire new connections for our ...

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PIA planned a dip at Sukkur to facilitate passengers KARACHI: As the ATR aircraft are grounded, PIA had planned a dip at Sukkur to facilitate the passengers.This was stated by the spokesman of the national flag carrier here on Saturday with reference to media queries regarding PK-368.He explained that as ATR aircraft are grounded PIA had planned a dip at Sukkur to facilitate the passengers. It was planned ahead of time and passengers were informed beforehand about this diversion on the contact numbers they ...

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Minister orders for mobile-phone charging facility in trains LAHORE: Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has ordered for provision of mobile-phone charging facility in the trains.According to the PR sources on Thursday, the minister ordered that at least 10 charging points in an economy class coach should be provided.Pakistan Railways will complete its work of repairing of 260 old coaches by June 2017 while mobile-phone charging points has been installed in already repaired 57 coaches on the direction of the PR minister.Also, reconditioned ...

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K-Electric's overbilling perturbing poors KARACHI: The overbilling by the K-Electric has perturbed the poors, said the Adviser to the Regional Office of Federal Ombudsman, Muhammad Yamin.He was hearing public complaints at the Camp Office of Deputy Commissioner Malir on Thursday, says a statement.Muhammad Yamin pointed out that most of the complaints pertain to overbilling by the K-Electric.He said that the complaints received at the Ombudsman's office are referred to the departments concerned for redressal and report is also sought.Meanwhile, ...