Work on 1100 km long gas pipeline to be started next year.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Nadeem Babar said that construction work on the 1100-kilometre Pakistan Stream Gas Pipeline Project will begin in July next year. The Government has taken this step to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Karachi to Lahore.
In an interview, Nadeem Babar said that Pakistan will have a majority share of 51pc to 74pc in the project. However,Russia will own the remainder. He said that Pakistan’s gas distribution companies will be a part of the project. Whereas a Russian consortium would lead the construction
Nadeem Babar said the government also plans to add 150 million cubic feet a day of domestic gas output this month. Similarly, including 50 mmcfd from the Mari gas field.
He said the government has also decided that it will only import cleaner Euro-5 diesel from January next year.
PAKISTAN PETROLEUM: NATURAL GAS
Pakistan Petroleum is the pioneer of natural gas in Pakistan. As a major supplier, PPL today contributes around 20 percent of the country’s total natural gas supplies. Besides producing crude oil and Liquefied Petroleum Gas. Recently, PPL has started 1100 km long gas pipeline project.
To achieve energy self-sufficiency for Pakistan by becoming the most successful and efficient discoverer and producer of oil and gas
To serve the people of Pakistan in an area critical to their economic development by employing, training and developing the best people available. And empowering them to deliver extraordinary results. While insisting that they conform to the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct.
Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) operates 12 producing fields. For instance, in Sui, Kandhkot, Adhi, Mazarani, Chachar, Adam, Adam West, Shahdadpur, Shahdadpur West, Shahdadpur East, Fazal and Dhok Sultan. Moreover, it has working interest in 23 partner-operated producing assets.
Daily gas production of PPL from its operated and partner-operated fields stands around one billion cubic feet equivalent (bcfe) of gas per day. Consequently, it translates into nearly 22 percent of the country’s total production of gas. The company’s major clients comprise Sui Southern Gas Company Limited , Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited and Water and Power Development Authority.
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