New gas from Srikail East likely by December By Special Correspondent | Last Updated: 10th August, 2020, 00:00

The government expects to add virgin gas into national grid from newly discovered marginal gas field Srikail East by November or December this year.         …

New gas from Srikail East likely by December

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The country’s top policy makers have favoured coal imports to meet local requirement.    …


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