SNGPL incurs Rs 83,545 mln non-development expenditure in three years: Senate told

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ISLAMABAD, May 17 (APP): Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources Jam Kamal Khan Tuesday said the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) had incurred Rs 40,576 million expenditure (capital expenditure) and Rs 83,545 million non-development expenditure (operating cost) during the last three years.

Replying to a question in the Senate, the minister said the company took prior approval of budgets for incurring its expenditures from the regulator (OGRA) and the Board of Directors.

He added the reduction either in development or non-development expenditure of the company fell within the ambit and scrutiny of Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA).