In absence of LNG, plants may produce expensive electricity

ISLAMABAD: A delay on part of the Power Division to reveal actual demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) from power producers may be benefiting oil importers and lead to production of expensive electricity that will force consumers to pay a higher tariff.

According to the merit order based on revised petroleum product prices that came into effect on June 12, 2018, major LNG-based power plants are much higher in the priority list as they produce cheap electricity.

Published in The Express Tribune, 27th June, 2018