Sui Northern Gas Company (SNGC) has increased gas load management duration forcing shut down of several factories in Faisalabad. According to media reports, the gas company was not getting required amount of gas from Qadirpur and Zamzama gasfields and facing a shortfall of 400 million cubic feet. The company has decided to enhance the duration of the gas load management and supply to power houses, cement and some other sectors will be closed. The SNGC has announced weekly two-day gas shutdown for Faisalabad industries in view of the shortfall.