Karachi–Sawan Gas Pipeline

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Karachi–Sawan Gas Pipeline is an operating gas pipeline running from Karachi to Sawan, Sindh, Pakistan.[1]


The pipeline starts in Port Qasim, Karachi, and ends at Sawan gas field.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC)[1]
  • Capacity: 1,200mmcfd[1]
  • Length: 371km/230.53[3][4]
  • Diameter: 42 inches[2]
  • Status: Operating[4]
  • Cost: Approximately $334 million[1]
  • Financing: The Federal Government arranged Rs100 billion loan from commercial banks, out of which, Rs40 billion were allocated to Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) for this section of the pipeline while the rest was given to Sui Northern Gas Company (SNGC) for the Sawan–Lahore segment of the pipeline.[2] SSGC board of directors also conceptually approved a capital investment of Rs64.99 billion for the project.[3]


Karachi–Sawan Gas Pipeline one of the two portions of a proposed Karachi to Lahore gas pipeline project. The other portion, which would be constructed and operated by Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), comprises of a 750km long pipeline running from Sawan to Lahore[3][2][1].

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Khalid Hasnain (2017-07-31). "Mega gas pipeline project requires ECC, Ogra nod". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 2021-08-12.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Gas companies to lay down second RLNG pipeline from Karachi to Lahore". Retrieved 2021-08-12.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "SSGC to build 370km pipeline from Karachi to Sawan". Profit by Pakistan Today. 2017-04-07. Retrieved 2021-08-12.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Gas Transmission | Sui Southern Gas Company Limited". www.ssgc.com.pk. Retrieved 2021-08-14.

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