CNG closed for Four Months in Punjab

As winter approached, gas shortage is on its peak. Either its domestic consumers, Industry, CNG sector or any other kind of consumers, everyone is feeling the shortage once again in year 2014 despite the government’s vows of importing the LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) in December 2014 which now have been delayed till after March 2014 according to PML-N (Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz) administration. With LNG import delayed, government have resorted to closing supply of CNG to Punjab as a measure to deal with gas shortage. So according to decision, announced through SNGPL (Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited), Punjab will be deprived to CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) for four months, starting from 15 Nov, 2014 to 15 March 2015. CNG […]

CNG Stations to remain open on five days of Eid al-Adha 2014 all over Pakistan

Government of Pakistan have announced that there will be no CNG load shedding on Eid al-Adha 2014, so people can move to their hometowns and back easily using the cheap alternate fuel. The Gasoline or Petrol is normally unaffordable in Pakistan due to above 40% taxes on it. Specially on such occasions when l0ng journeys back to hometowns have to be made by masses, their first preference will be low cost fuel like CNG, which by the way is only low cost fuel available to masses in Pakistan. CNG stations already opened on Friday the 3rd of October 2o14 and will remain open till the end of Eid Holidays which is Thursday, 9th of October, 2014. Punjab is the province […]

CNG Load Shedding Continues and Vehicle Queues Get Longer Than Ever

Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PMLN) had made many promises with people before coming into power. Main agenda was to make stuff affordable for people. But exactly like everything else the situation of CNG gone worse and year by year things going even worst. Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is cheap fuel for vehicles in Pakistan and people prefer it over Gasoline or Petrol for reason it saves more than 60% money for same amount of travel on Petrol. In era of previous two government CNG Load Management Plans (CNG Load Shedding) were introduced to deal with CNG shortages and meanwhile steps were being taken to import Natural Gas. One of such step was initiation of Pakistan Iran gas pipeline which […]

Schedule for CNG Load Shedding in Islamabad/Rawalpindi and Rest of Potohar region after Eid Al-Fitr 2014

This past month Eid days were nothing less than the cool breeze during hot summer for Transporters and Motorists of Punjab as CNG was open on all 5 days of eid, so lots of people had got chance to fill there vehicles with cheap CNG fuel after as long as four months. Before Eid Al-Fitr 2014, during ramadan CNG filling stations were only opening two days in a week, even on those two days it was opening for only 9 hours in a week.. Plus those two days were not consecutive. There was same situation before that specially in province of Punjab, Pakistan. Some transporters still managed to get in lines for long hours and get CNG but for most […]

No CNG Load Shedding on Eid Days in Punjab

Punjab govt have announced no CNG Load Shedding on days of Eid al-Fitr 2014. CNG will remain continuously open from 6 am Monday 28 july to 6 am Friday 2 July. According to Punjab government this special schedule for CNG load shedding on eid days is devised to facilitate people traveling to their hometowns inside Pakistan. Let me remind you, in Ramadan CNG was only available for 18 hours in whole week, it was Monday and Thursday, from 6 am to 3 pm on both days. So due to this very short window of CNG opening for people of Punjab, majority of people didn’t even bothered getting the Gas during Ramadan. It is also most likely that same 18 hours […]