Zero tolerance adopted against gas pilferage: Minister

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Petroleum Omar Ayub Khan has said that there would be zero tolerance against gas pilferage in the country.
According to a press release issued by Petroleum Division, the minister has directed gas companies to take required measures to bring down the Unaccounted for Gas ratio.
He has asked Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and Sui Southern Gas Company that there should be no leniency in reducing the UFG loses, directing them to make their anti-gas theft operation more effective.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum Nadeem Babar has also vowed that the ongoing countrywide drive against gas pilferers would be further intensified in coming days.
Meanwhile, Sui Southern Gas Company, under its anti-gas theft drive, carried out numerous operations in Karachi, Larkana and Sukkur regions and removed 47 illegal domestic and three commercial connections. It also unearthed and removed illegal pipelines from the localities.
In another operation in Karachi, the gas company team removed illegal supply line from 78-apartment Micasa building.


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