ISLAMABAD: Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistanís (HDIP) application for registration as third party inspector has been rejected due to not fulfill the requirements stipulated in Mineral and Industrial Gases Safety Rules (MIGS).
According to a handout, Department of Explosives, an organization working under Ministry of Industries has clarified that Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan is not authorized to conduct inspections of CNG/LPG Cylinders, tanks and other storage devices of petroleum products.
HDIP applied for registration as Third Party Inspector under Mineral and Industrial Gases Safety Rules 2010 but its application was not approved by the department of Explosives because it could not fulfill the requirements for a Third Party Inspector as stipulated in the MIGS.
HDIP is a testing laboratory which does not have expert inspectors for the inspection of such storages devices. Therefore, HDIP is not authorized to inspect and certify petroleum and gas storages equipments and any such inspections will be considered as illegal.