APCNGA to explore LNG import possibilities at 'Gastec-2019' exhibition.

ISLAMABAD: All Pakistan Compressed Natural Gas Association (APCNGA) would explore ways and means for "private import" of the LNG at a three-day "Gastech 2019" international conference and exhibition, starting from September 17 in the Houston city of Texas, the second largest state of the United States of America (USA).

"The association is participating in the conference with the sole purpose to encourage the world leading private energy firms for investing in Pakistan's gas sector as the government is making sincere efforts to extend maximum facilities to both local and foreign companies in this field," APCNGA senior leader Abdul Ghiyas Paracha told APP.

Paracha said he would be leading an APCNGA delegation in the conference to explore possibilities of increased import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), adding the government had already given permission to five companies including ExxonMobil (USA), Mitsubishi (Japan), Shell (Holland) Engro, Trafigura (Gasport) and Global (GEI) to install LNG terminals in Pakistan.

"We are expecting agreements with several companies which will help us in LNG supply, business and...

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