Application filed by Elengy Terminal Pakistan Limited for grant of licence to undertake regulated activities related to liquefied natural gas at Port Qasim
Islamabad, March 05, 2014 (PPI-OT): Elengy Terminal Pakistan Limited (the applicant) filed a petition on July 26, 2013 with Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) under Rule 4 of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (LNG) Rules, 2007 to undertake the following regulated activities at Port Qasim, Karachi:-
i. Construction and operation of LNG Receiving Terminal,
ii. Construction and operation of LNG Storage Facility,
iii. LNG Processing, Testing Facility (Construction and Operation), Transportation of LNG, Filling of LNG, Marketing and Distribution of LNG
In pursuance of LNG Policy 2011 and LNG Rules, 2007, SGS (Consultant/Expert) was appointed by OGRA to determine whether the application of ETPL meets the requirements of LNG Policy 2011, OGRA Ordinance and LNG Rules, 2007.
SGS submitted its report to OGRA on 31st January 2014 and concluded that application filed by ETPL fulfils the requirements of LNG Rules, 2007 and LNG Policy 2011 to undertake the following regulated activities at Port Qasim, Karachi:-
a. LNG Storage Facility (Construction)
b. LNG Storage Facility (Operation)
c. LNG Terminal (Construction)
d. LNG Terminal (Operation)
OGRA, keeping in view the SGS’s report, has admitted the petition of ETPL under LNG Rules, 2007 for further processing / consideration.
Any interested/affected persons including gas consumers and general public are invited to furnish their comments, suggestions and intervention requests to Registrar OGRA, within 14 days from the date of publication of this notice. All correspondence in this connection may be addressed to Registrar, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority, 54-B Fazal-e-Haq Road, Blue Area, Islamabad (Phone: 051-9221704) and should contain the names and addresses of applicant.
All interveners must indicate the manner in which they are likely to be affected by determination of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority in this case. Intervention request should be accompanied by an affidavit verifying the contents of the intervention, intervention fee of Rs.500/- (demand draft in favour of OGR A) and authority letter if representing an organization.
OGRA has also decided to hold a Public Hearing at Karachi on the subject matter according to the date, time and venue mentioned below:
Date: March 25, 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi
Copy of the petition can be obtained on payment of prescribed charges of Rs.2/- per page from the office of Registrar, OGRA, Islamabad.
For more information, contact:
Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA)
Plot #54, Fazal-e-Haq Road, Near PIA Building,
Blue Area, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +9251 922 1707
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