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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...

  • US oil, gas services firm to wind up Pakistan operations

    ISLAMABAD: A leading international oil and gas services firm is reportedly winding up its operations in Pakistan, causing a setback to exploration and development companies operating in the country and rendering more than 60 professionals jobless...

    Based in Houston, US, and operating in more than 90 countries, Baker Hughes is one of the largest oil field services companies in the world providing the oil and gas industry products and...

  • Pakistan to sign agreement with Azerbaijan to facilitate oil, gas import

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Azerbaijan will sign an inter-governmental agreement (IGA) to facilitate import of oil and gas products from the former Soviet nation after arrival of President Ilham Eliyev on Tuesday, said Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi...

    Speaking to Dawn on Monday, Mr Abbasi said the IGA would empower oil and gas companies of the two countries to start talks on trade and investment cooperation including oil,...

  • Creating the right kind of jobs should be the priority for Pakistan

    In an evolving world of work— the rapid creation and destruction of jobs— the issue of unemployment has acquired centrality in the development process and has led to the question of whether jobs, or workers, should be protected?Looking from an egalitarian perspective, the welfare of millions revolves around four things: full employment (including self-employment), fair wages, reasonable prices and an accelerated programme for community...

  • Pakistan needs to create more jobs: WB

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s economy needs to create more jobs by taking advantage of the large influx of a well-educated young labour force, says a new research by the World Bank...

    One of the key findings is that there are insufficient jobs where bachelor and graduate degree holders are expected to use their acquired skills...

  • Pakistan's younger women riding a digital wave in drive for better jobs

    When Kainat Naz joined a women-friendly technology boot camp a year ago, she had no idea it would completely change her life and her views on how women can work in conservative Pakistan...

    So she signed up for a tech programme called TechKaro, an initiative by Circle — a social enterprise that aims to improve women’s economic rights in Pakistan — and is now working full-time for a software company...

  • Oil, gas discovered at Makori Deep-1

    KARACHI: Pakistan Oilfields Limited, the operator of Tal block, has discovered a “significant amount” of hydrocarbon reserves in an exploratory well — Makori Deep-1...

    “As a result of drill stem test (DST) conducted at the well to test the potential of Lockhart formation, the well has tested 2,020 barrels per day of crude oil, 5...

  • Provinces seek real time access to oil, gas, power data

    ISLAMABAD: The provinces have sought real time access to data on production of oil, gas and electricity in the country to ascertain their equitable share in consumption and revenue calculation under a transparent and verifiable mechanism...

    The coming meetings of the IPCC and CCI would also be discussing payment of net hydel profit (NHP) to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab governments and the policy statement on gas sector reforms, a...

  • Seven oil, gas blocks lying dormant: KP

    LAHORE: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa alleges that the federal government instead of playing a positive role is creating hurdles in the way of issuance of no-objection certificate (NOCs) for the approval and bidding of new oil and gas exploration blocks in the province...

    8 billion in the form of royalty on crude oil, gas and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)...

  • PM urges oil, gas industry to raise its game

    ISLAMABAD: As top public-sector producers viewed the country’s shale gas potential economically unviable in given conditions, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi considered imported gas the only way forward to meet energy needs...

    Speaking at the inaugural session of the Pakistan Oil and Gas Conference on Thursday, the prime minister said the PML-N government had effectively tackled the energy crisis that compromised economic growth...

  • Venezuela, Russia agree on $14bn oil, gas investment

    CARACAS: Venezuela and Russia’s top oil producer, Rosneft, have agreed on around $14 billion in investment in the South American Opec country’s oil and gas sector, President Nicolas Maduro said...

    Maduro met the chief executive of state-owned Rosneft, Igor Sechin, on Wednesday, in the company of the president of state oil company PDVSA, Eulogio del Pino, and National Assembly boss and Socialist Party No...

  • Centre ‘reluctant’ to address provinces’ concerns over oil, gas & power

    KARACHI: The federal government appears reluctant to address concerns of Sindh and the other provinces pertaining to oil and gas matters and a proposed power generation policy for the year 2015, as a crucial meeting with representatives of the provinces for the purpose has been postponed thrice, the last time for an indefinite period, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The secretary said the proposed power policy would also “remove the...

  • Govt eyes Rs425bn from oil and gas sector

    KARACHI: The government hopes to generate Rs425 billion from oil and gas sector under different heads in the fiscal year 2015-16, the budget documents show...

    Last year’s break-up of revenue receipts contradicted the official position that the government collection fell because of dip in oil prices...

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