ISLAMABAD September 29 ( APP):The National Assembly was informed on Thursday that 82 gas discoveries have been made since the assumption of power by the PMLN Government.
Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told the House during question hour that local gas production stands at 4000 mmcfd while the gas shortage also hovers around 4000 mmcfd.
He said we are targeting to meet this gap through LNG import and pipeline projects.
He said that the second LNG terminal will become operational in June next year while there are also plans to build a third terminal in Gwadar.
He said we are investing six billion dollars in pipeline projects to carry the gas to the consumers.
APP/ Saima/VNS/ Islamabad