ISLAMABAD (APP) – The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) has approved the proposal of Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division) for supply of up to 25 MMCFD additional gas from Adhi Gas Field to Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd. (SNGPL) to meet the existing gas demand on the system.
Finance Minister Asad Umar chaired the meeting to review several important issues regarding energy crisis.
On the occasion, ECC also reviewed the demand and supply situation of urea in the country.
The ECC formulated an agreement between the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) for fuel supply.
Furthermore, the minister analyzed reports on export of surplus wheat, and production of more gas from the Adhi Oil and Gas Field for approval.
The meeting also discussed critical issues regarding supply of urea and other items.
A report on the release of funds for the employees of the Pakistan Machine Tool Factory was also presented in the meeting for discussion.
With inputs from APP.