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Pakistan Considers Gas Import Deal With Countries Including Russia

  • Government talking to various countries to alleviate shortage
  • Only a handful of LNG importers are spot buying Russian fuel

Pakistan said it is considering to sign a liquefied natural gas purchase agreement with various countries including Russia as it seeks to secure supply and ease a crippling shortage.

The government “will go for the most favorable deal,” the Ministry of Energy said in a statement to Bloomberg News. Pakistan is mulling a government-to-government contract to import the power-plant and industrial fuel, according to the statement.