Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Imported LNG helps Pakistan save up to $3bn in fuel costs

Port Qasium LNG import terminal near Karachi Port Qasium LNG import terminal near Karachi

Running the new efficient power stations on LNG helps Pakistan to save between $2 billion and $3 billion in fuel cost for power generation. With an efficiency rate of over 62%, the new Balloki, Haveli Bahadur Shah and Bhikki CCGTs can generate power at an average cost of Rs7-8 per unit, which is about half of the cost of electricity produced from furnace oil.

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