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  • LNG-fuelled power costlier than furnace oil: IPR

    LAHORE: Electricity produced from LNG will add to problems of the power sector, as cost of such electricity will be higher than that produced by furnace oil, maintains a Fact Sheet issued by the Institute for Policy Reforms here on Monday...

    However, based on the estimated price paid for recent import of 147,000 cubic feet, cost of power from LNG would be higher than that produced from furnace oil...

  • Govt may ban import of furnace oil

    ISLAMABAD: Amid grim supply challenges following topped up storages, the government is likely to impose an immediate ban on import of furnace oil and ask some of the oil-based power plants to lift some stocks for easing pressure on refineries...

    This comes at a time the country’s largest refinery – Byco Refinery – was compelled to closed down its major refining plant of 120,000 tonnes capacity and all other refineries running at...

  • 1 dead, 14 workers injured in furnace unit explosion at steel mill in Haripur

    One worker of a private steel mill was killed while 14 others received burns on Wednesday due to an explosion in the factory's furnace unit in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa's Haripur district...

    According to DawnNews sources at the mill said that a large piece of rope fell into the steel melting pot in furnace unit and caused the chemical to splash, resulting in the initial burns to the victims...

  • Power plants to start lifting of furnace oil

    ISLAMABAD: Amid continuing challenges at the second Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal, the government has decided in principle to ensure simultaneous lifting of domestic and imported furnace oil for power plants to ease jet fuel challenges...

    Informed sources said the two divisions – petroleum and power – of the PM-led ministry of energy would submit a formal summary to Mr Abbasi under which the power plants would be directed to...

  • Furnace oil imports resumed

    ISLAMABAD: After a three-month moratorium, the government has ordered the state-run Pakistan State Oil (PSO) to arrange import of 180,000 tonnes of furnace oil for the power sector...

    The PSO has been asked to order three shipments of furnace oil, each containing 60,000 -65,000 tonnes, to meet fuel requirements of power plants, particularly in Karachi...

  • Lifting of furnace oil from refineries ordered

    ISLAMABAD: Expressing dissatisfaction over the electricity generation planning and its fuel mix, the Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) on Wednesday ordered immediate lifting of furnace oil from refineries and a 6-month plan envisaging all fuel requirements within a fortnight...

    Informed sources told Dawn that the Power Division made a presentation on overall power generation capacity, its dependence on various fuels including furnace...

  • Chinese engineer accused of pushing worker into furnace

    FAISALABAD: Sahianwala police took a Chinese engineer into custody on charges of pushing a worker into a furnace following a row at a factory in industrial area here on Wednesday...

    They alleged that following exchange of words, the Chinese engineer deliberately pushed a worker, Shehroz, into a three-foot deep furnace...

  • K-Electric facing furnace oil shortfall

    The power utility said it is facing challenges on account of furnace oil shortfall, which is compromising the generation capability at its furnace-oil fired 1,250MW Bin Qasim Station...

    “K-Electric’s daily furnace oil requirement is close to 4,500 tonnes per day, while at present we are receiving only around 1,500 tonnes daily...

  • Drug prices in Pakistan among world’s lowest, claim manufacturers

    LAHORE: Joint efforts of the pharmaceutical industry and the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) to ensure availability of affordable, quality drugs in the country had improved access of patients to several critical drugs, including thyroxine and anti-TB drugs, the Pharma Bureau and the Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufa-cturers Association (PPMA) said on Wednesday...

    “This means (that the additional burden of price hike) is over...

  • UAE group files petition against induction of sixth PSL team

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday issued notices to three officers of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on a petition filed by Bin Zayed Group of UAE, a group headed by Shaikh Khalid Al-Nahyan and Al-Haj Group of Companies, seeking action for not entertaining its bid on Pakistan Super League’s sixth franchise...

  • Induction of Nacta staff approved

    ISLAMABAD: After the release of about Rs1 billion by the finance ministry, the induction of staff for making the National Counter-Terrorism Authority (Nacta) fully functional was approved at a meeting presided over by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan here on Wednesday...

    He asked Nacta officials to expedite the induction of staff because the main constraint of lack of funds had been resolved...

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