Pakistan’s LNG imports to hit 30 mtpa by 2025

A huge gas supply-demand gap means Pakistan may need to import much more LNG than it had planned for A huge gas supply-demand gap means Pakistan may need to import much more LNG than it had planned for.
By Damon Evans 21 September 2017 0 27665
A gas plant in Pakistan. A gas plant in Pakistan. The country’s domestic output is dropping. (MOL)

Pakistan could be importing up to 30 mtpa of LNG by 2025, but even that might not be enough to cover the yawning gulf between the country’s supply and demand, the head of Pakistan LNG has told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

Speaking on the sidelines of the CWC Asia Pacific LNG Summit in Singapore, Adnan Gilani, the chief executive of Pakistan LNG, said that the supply-demand gap is approximately 57-113 million cubic metres per day (MMcm/d), which equates to about 20-30 mtpa of LNG. 

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