TAPI | Curtailing Load Shedding and Surplus for Industrial Use

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Wednesday, 16 March 2016 10:18

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that TAPI gas project will substantially help to meet the energy needs of the country.

In an interview, he said the project will produce eight thousand megawatt electricity to cut short the time of loadshedding .

The Minister said first supply of gas from the project to Pakistan will start in 2019 and surplus gas will be available for industrial sector. He said that TAPI project will fulfill futuristic demand of the country.

The Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India Pipeline (TAPI), also known as Trans-Afghanistan Pipeline, is a natural gas pipeline being developed by the Asian Development Bank. The pipeline will transport Caspian Sea natural gas from Turkmenistan through Afghanistan into Pakistan and then to India.

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