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  • Pakistan Implements Measures to Check CNG Conversion Compliance in PSVs

    December 29, 2011 – 12:01 am | Pakistan
    The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) in Pakistan has temporarily suspended the installation of CNG cylinders and kits in public service vehicles (PSVs). The suspension has come about due to increased numbers of sub-standard components being installed by unauthorised roadside workshops, raising concerns for the operational safety of these vehicles, particularly for commuters. Read More »
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    Re: Pakistan Implements Measures to Check CNG Conversion Compliance in PSVs

    From Wikipedia: Pakistan plans to close down all CNG stations in the next 3 years.[49][50] It has also been reported that over 2,000 people have died in 2011 from CNG cylinder blasts, because of low quality of cylinders there.[48] In 2012, the Pakistani government took the decision to gradually phase out CNG sector altogether beginning by banning any new conversions to CNG and banning the manufacturing of new NGV's.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_gas_vehicle


    [48] Bhatti, M. Waqar (April 10, 2012). "Over 2,000 killed in CNG cylinder blasts in 2011: report". The News International (Karachi, Pakistan).
    [49] "Time is up: Government to wipe out CNG sector gradually". The Express Tribune (Lahore, Pakistan). July 31, 2012.

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    http://nation.com.pk/business/02-Oct...in-phases-asim
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      Re: Pakistan Implements Measures to Check CNG Conversion Compliance in PSVs

      WHY POST AN INCREDIBLY OLD ARTICLE NOW? Pakistan did have a period of curtailed cng useage but are still one of the most cng intensive countries in existance.

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        Re: Pakistan Implements Measures to Check CNG Conversion Compliance in PSVs

        What's the current status of CNG in Pakistan in 2015? Back on track?

        Guess they aren't pleased with the gross polluting diesels and older gasoline 2 strokes and associated death rate (thousands).
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