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SNGPL for avoiding excessive use of gas appliances to maintain pressure


ISLAMABAD: Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has advised its consumers to ensure avoiding excessive use of gas appliances aimed at maintaining smooth gas flow in transmission lines and ensuring regular supply till the tail-end.
“No doubt we are receiving low gas pressure complaints in some areas but it is mainly due to an imbalance between demand and supply of the commodity caused by increased gas consumption and use of illegal methods to suck gas” a spokesman of the company told APP.
Commenting on the reports of low gas pressure complaints being faced by residents of Rawalpindi and Islamabad in different localities the spokesman said the company was fully aware of the problems being faced by the consumers and its technical teams were busy around the clock to address the low gas pressure complaints and raiding the premises where compressors were installed to get the increased flow.
“Using compressors to increase gas pressure is not only an illegal activity but also dangerous for precious human lives and public property,” he said.
The spokesman said SNGPL General Manager Rawalpindi Region had set up a special compliant centre and constituted special teams to facilitate consumers and redress their complaints instantly.
Answering a question, the spokesman was of the view that consumer should also install quality gas appliances with proper fittings, avoiding rubber pipes, as it would help curtail their utility bills, ensure safety and save the commodity for its judicious use by all consumers.

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