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SSGC, SNGPL seek 20-100 per cent tariff hike

ISLAMABAD: The gas companies have proposed a hike in basic price up to 20 and 100 percent from July 1 for the next fiscal year and the surge will put an additional burden of Rs347 billion on consumers.

According to a report, the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has proposed a 20 percent increase in basic price which will hike the cost by Rs153 per MBTU (million British thermal units).

SSGC consumers will bear an additional amount of Rs57 billion as a result.

On the other hand, the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has proposed a 100 percent hike in basic price which will increase the cost by Rs670 per MBTU.

SNGPL consumers will bear an additional amount of Rs290 billion as a result.

The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has asked people to give their opinion in fourteen days and the decision will be made afterward.



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