ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has approved an increase in gas prices just a day after a massive increase in prices of petrol by Rs30 second time in a week.
A notification in this regard has also been issued which said that 45pc increase has been approved for the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and 44pc for the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL). The new prices will be effective from July 1.
According to the notification, after approving an increase of Rs266 per MMBTU the price of gas has now been fixed at Rs854.52 per MMBTU for the Sui Northern consumers.
“While for Sui Northern consumers, the price of gas has been fixed at Rs1007 per MMBTU after an increase of Rs308.53 per MMBTU,” it added.