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  • Oil, gas companies ordered to treat natural gas as LNG

    ISLAMABAD: In a surprise development, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources on Wednesday ordered the oil and gas companies involved in liquefied natural gas (LNG) to treat domestic natural gas being supplied to PakArab Fertiliser Limited as regasified LNG...

    Informed sources in the petroleum ministry said the orders were issued to the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) and...

  • Sindh to block gas to Pakistan if SSGC does not finalise gas provision agreement: CM Shah

    Sindh Chief Minister Murad Shah in the Sindh Assembly on Thursday threatened to restrict the province's gas supply to the rest of the country if an agreement with the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) for provision of gas to the province is not finalised by the weekend...

    Shah, elaborating the details of the agreement, which seeks the provision of an additional 20 million cubic feet of gas per day to the province, said Sindh requires...

  • Portfolio: Lahore Lahore hai

    Depicting Lahore in images is an old practice and its early patterns could be found in the miniature paintings of the Mughal era...

    Lahore, being the cultural hub, played a vital role in the arts, literature and culture in the mid-20th century; especially, visual art was inspired by the rich panoramic beauty of the walled city and life around its 13 gates, so an exclusive genre of cityscape came into existence, as early as the...

  • Acquiring gas connection in Swabi is not so easy

    SWABI: Acquiring gas connection is an uphill task for the consumers who are made to use all means, legal or illegal, to get one, but to no avail...

    Consumers told Dawn on Friday that they had applied for the gas connections years back but had yet to get one for unknown reasons...

  • Oil, gas discovered at Makori Deep-1

    4mmscfd of gas at 40/64” fixed choke size at the flowing well head pressure of 1,177 psi...

    Analyst Shahbaz Ashraf at Arif Habib Limited commented that the gas of the well qualifies to be priced according to Petroleum Policy 2012...

  • Iran eyes gas export to EU

    DUBAI: Iran hopes to bring its gas to the European Union by shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Spain, Iran’s oil minister was quoted as saying on Monday at a news conference with his Spanish counterpart in Tehran...

    Iran has no ability to freeze its gas into LNG for tanker exports beyond the reach of pipelines, after several projects stalled due to Western sanctions that forced foreign companies to pull out of Iran...

  • Six die after inhaling toxic gas in pickle factory

    KARACHI: Six people died after inhaling toxic gases emitting from an underground tank containing a chemical substance being used in making pickle in a food factory set up in a residential area of Korangi on Sunday, police and hospital officials said...

    The owner of the factory was among the dead and the remaining five were workers, two of them father and son, the police added
  • Ban on new gas connections may end

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Petroleum was informed on Tuesday that a ban on gas connections to new schemes might be lifted soon and a summary in this regard had been forwarded to the Council of Common Interests (CCI)...

    Members of the committee criticised the delay in providing gas connections to new schemes across the country...

  • Gas tariff hike summary not moved, NA committee told

    ISLAMABAD: Amid renewed efforts to open up security-hit areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal region for petroleum exploration, the ministry of petroleum and natural resources told a parliamentary panel on Thursday that it had not moved any summary for increase in consumer-end natural gas tariff...

    Testifying before the National Assembly’s standing committee on petroleum and natural resources, Petroleum Secretary Arshad Mirza said...

  • PPL discovers gas in Matiari

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) on Tuesday announced a gas discovery at its exploration well in District Matiari of Sindh...

    In a statement after regulatory approval from the federal government’s directorate general of petroleum concessions, the PPL said it discovered gas at its exploration well Hatim X-1 of Gambat South Block...

  • Lifting of ban on gas connections sought

    KARACHI: The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (Aptma) on Monday requested Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to intervene for early removal of moratorium on new gas connections to the industry throughout the country...

    In a statement, Aptma Chairman Tariq Saud said removal of moratorium on new industrial gas connections would greatly help in improving industrial activity and job creation...

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