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SNGPL to take action against gas thieves

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) Managing Director Arif Hameed announced on Saturday that SNGPL would take stern action against gas thieves, adding that gas had been restored to industries. Hameed told

SNGPL aiding gas theft

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) is providing “relief” to gas thieves by not disconnecting gas connections properly, sources in the company told Pakistan Today on Monday. They said every time the

SNGPL holds fresh elections

SNGPL’s Extraordinary General Meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Misbah-ur-Rehman. In the meeting, shareholders exercised their right of vote to elect, for the term of three years, 13 directors to the

SNGPL holds fresh elections

SNGPL’s Extraordinary General Meeting was held under the Chairmanship of Misbah-ur-Rehman. In the meeting, shareholders exercised their right of vote to elect, for the term of three years, 13 directors to the

SNGPL shuts doors on common man

SNGPL Lahore General Manager Abdul Haseeb has adopted a policy of avoiding consumer complaints, a source told Pakistan Today on Saturday. The source said the GM had appointed 14 personal assistants, attendants

SNGPL faces major gas shortage

LAHORE – Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) was facing a huge gap between demand and supply of natural gas because of the shortage of supplies from major gas fields on account of depletion of gas fields in the southern part and sabotage in the northern areas, said a press statement released on Thursday. In order to bridge the gap and ensure uninterrupted gas supply to domestic and commercial consumers, load management was being exercised on the fertiliser, industrial and

Race on for SNGPL MD’s slot

LAHORE – The rumours of change of the managing director of the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) have become strong and names of two senior officials are being considered for the lucrative slot, sources told Pakistan Today on Tuesday. The rumours got strong when MD Rashid Lone said that he will resign.
A couple of days ago, the Supreme Court, in its order, said, “As far as the question of continuation of contract of incumbent Abdur Rashid Lone is concerned, the counsel

SNGPL closes 40 illegal connections

LAHORE – On the instructions of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), Lahore General Manager Abdul Haseeb, the company’s gas theft unit closed 40 illegal connections in Zia Colony, Township. Haseeb took action on news of Pakistan Today and ordered the team to check the area.
He said that the SNGPL always wants to serve the public in a better way and is committed to take action against gas thieves.

SNGPL violating recruitment rules for last 45 years

ISLAMABAD – The Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Company Limited (SNGPL), for the last 45 years, has flagrantly violated recruitment rules, laid down in the official policy.
This was disclosed, on Saturday, in a meeting of the Special Committee of Senate, which was convened to consider recruitments, appointments and inductions in SNGPL between 2007 and January, 2011. SNGPL MD Rashid Lone stunned everybody in the meeting after he unveiled that the quota system has never been observed in

SNGPL defies presidential orders

LAHORE – The Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has defied orders of the president of Pakistan. The SNGPL MD had assured the president that industry will be supplied gas for five days a week from March onwards. Poor management from SNGPL has triggered a potential loss of $1.0 billion in exports and has rendered millions of workers jobless.
The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) spokesman lamented that SNGPL was adamant on destroying the textile industry by

SNGPL assures SC of on-merit gas connections

ISLAMABAD – The SNGPL Monday assured the Supreme Court that the sui gas supply connections to the consumers would be provided in a ‘highly transparent manner’. A three member bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani and Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany was hearing a suo motu case against non-supply of gas connection to one Ghulam Fatima, resident of Gujjar Khan. Mazhar Ali Chaudhry, Deputy Attorney General appeared on court notice, while

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