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  • ‘Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline must be top priority’

    ISLAMABAD: Economist and former finance minister Dr Hafiz Pasha believes that Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project is the most viable and feasible energy project for Pakistan and needs to be completed at the earliest...

    In an Interview with IRNA, Dr Pasha said that the gas pipeline project should be the top priority in Iran-Pakistan relations...

  • Tehran nuclear deal revives hope for Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline

    ISLAMABAD: Islamabad is hopeful of reviving a stalled gas pipeline project connecting Iran to energy-starved Pakistan, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Wednesday following the signing of a historic nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers...

    Launched in 2010, the project envisages the creation of 1,800 kilometre pipeline from Iran to Pakistan, which has for years been blighted by an energy...

  • Work on Pak-Iran gas pipeline halted due to sanctions, NA told

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government was not moving ahead on the Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline project due to multilateral and unilateral sanctions imposed on Iran, parliamentary secretary Shehzadi Umerzadi Tiwana told the National Assembly on Friday...

    The unilateral sanctions imposed by the US were the most severe amongst all international sanctions — Iran Sanctions Act 1996, Compr­ehensive Iran Sanctions, Accoun­t­ability and Divestment...

  • Iran gas pipeline project still to be ‘judged’: US official

    ISLAMABAD: A US official has said that the Pak-Iran gas pipeline project is still to be ‘judged’ and it is certainly ‘very favourable time’ for Pakistan to be in the international market to purchase natural gas...

    Talking to journalists here on Monday, Jonathan Elkind, Assistant Secretary for International Affairs in the US Department of Energy, said that significant amount of natural gas was available in the market at a low price and...

  • Minister says Iran gas pipeline best option

    WASHINGTON: The Iran gas pipeline project remains the best option for Pakistan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Khaqan Abbasi said on Tuesday...

    Earlier in the day, Mr Abbasi and Energy Minister Khawaja Mohammed Asif inaugurated a two-day seminar in Washington, highlighting business opportunities in the clean energy sector in Pakistan...

  • ‘Sanctions hindering Iran-Pak gas pipeline’

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed on Monday informed the National Assembly that work on the Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project could not be started due to international sanctions on Iran...

    Replying to a question during the question hour, the minister said Pakistan was ready to complete the gas pipeline project in 30 months once international sanctions on Iran were lifted...

  • Chinese company to build LNG, gas pipeline projects in Pakistan

    5 billion Gwadar liquefied natural gas (LNG) and the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline in November, Interstate Gas Systems (ISGS), who opened the technical bid for the construction of projects told media personnel on Wednesday...

    Related: Iran Pakistan gas pipeline to be completed by 2017CPP will construct the terminal with a capacity to handle 500 mmcfd (million cubic feet per day) of LNG and a floating storage gasification unit...

  • TAPI gas pipeline project enters practical phase in Pakistan

    The multi-billion dollars Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project entered its practical phase in Pakistan after the process of initiating front-end-engineering-and-design (FEED) route survey was formally inaugurated on Friday...

    Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said it was a great moment for Pakistan to witness the launch of project in...

  • Pakistan values TAPI gas pipeline project: PM Abbasi

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday said Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline was an important project for the cou­ntry due to its growing energy needs...

    Prime Minister Abbasi arrived in Mary city earlier in the day on the invitation from the president to participate in the link-up ceremonies of TAPI pipeline and associated projects...

  • TAPI gas pipeline investors to spend $200m on studies

    ASHGABAT: Share­holders of a planned gas pipeline connecting Turk­menistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) agreed on Thursday to invest $200 million in studies and engineering for the $10 billion project...

    Turkmenistan, which sits on the world’s fourth-largest gas reserves, started building its section of the 1,814-kilometre (1,127-mile) link, designed to ease its dependence on Russia and China, last December, but the three...

  • Greece urged to resist Russian gas pipeline

    ATHENS: The US wants Greece to focus on a Western-backed pipeline project rather than a rival gas pipeline that Athens is discussing with Russia, the top US energy diplomat said on Friday after talks with Greek officials...

    Athens says Moscow is considering paying it in advance for the Turkish Stream pipeline to bring Russian gas to Europe via Greece after abandoning the South Stream project last year...

  • Militants blow up gas pipeline in Dera Bugti

    QUETTA: Militants blew up a gas pipeline in Tali Mat area of Pir Koh in Dera Bugti late Sunday night, Levies officials confirmed...

    According to Levies sources, an improvised explosive device was used to blow up the 24-inch-wide pipeline...

  • Gas pipeline attacked

    QUETTA: Militants blew up a main gas pipeline in Tali Mat area of Dera Bugti district on Saturday night, suspending supply to the Sui gas purification plant from Pirkoh gas field...

    Levies officials said that saboteurs planted explosives under the 24-inch diameter pipeline and detonated it by remote control...

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