During the month of December 2022, the gross domestic production of natural gas stood at 2,951 million metric standard cubic meters (mmscm), recording a decrease of  1.9 per cent over the corresponding month of the previous year. Natural gas available for sale during December 2022 was 4,694 mmscm, registering a decrease of 4.1 per cent over December 2021. The net production of gas for sale during December 2022 stood at 82.29 per cent of gross production for consuming sectors like power, fertilizer, city gas distribution (CGD), refinery and petrochemicals. Meanwhile, the total consumption during December 2022 was 4,766 mmscm with major consumers comprising of fertiliser industry (34 per cent), city gas distribution (CGD) (21 per cent), power (14 per cent), refineries (6 per cent) and petrochemicals (4 per cent). The domestic gas consumption by the CGD sector during December 2022 stood at 850 mmscm whereas R-LNG consumption by the sector stood at 152 mmscm.

The Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has released the monthly report on production, availability and consumption of natural gas in the country during December 2022.  The report highlights the monthly gross domestic production of natural gas, net domestic production of gas for sale, liquefied natural gas imports and sectoral consumption of natural gas.

Monthly Gas Report_December 2022