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President Alvi calls for early completion of TAPI gas project

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has underscored the need for the early completion of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project. He expressed these views during a telephonic conversation with President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.  The president said the mega-project would go

PM calls for roadmap to steer country out of gas crisis

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to prepare a roadmap to steer the country out of the worsening gas crisis. Addressing a seminar on Natural Gas Supply in Islamabad, the prime minister pointed out that the indigenous gas reserves

OGDCL announces new oil, gas discovery in Kohat

ISLAMABAD: Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) announced to discover new reserves of oil and gas in Pakistan. According to a statement, the new discoveries of oil and gas reverses have been made in Kohat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

MOL Group makes new gas, oil discovery in district Kohat

ISLAMABAD: MOL Group has announced the discovery of new gas and condensate in Tal Block in district Kohat, which accounts for twenty percent of oil production in the country. The company released a statement regarding the new gas and condensate

Industry leaders protest provision of gas share to K-Electric

KARACHI: President of SITE Association of Industry Suleman Chawla has protested over the decision of the federal government to provide gas share of general industries to K-Electric and demanded to immediately withdraw this decision. In a statement, he appealed to

19 killed by gas explosion in Tehran

TEHRAN: A powerful explosion at a clinic in northern Tehran killed at least 19 people, the state-owned news agency reported citing officials. The blast at Sina At’har health centre caused damage to buildings in the vicinity and sent a plume

Gas leak at Indian chemical plant kills 11

NEW DELHI: Eleven people were killed and hundreds hospitalised after a pre-dawn gas leak at a chemical plant in eastern India on Thursday left unconscious victims lying in the streets. There are fears that the death toll from the incident

The mystery in Kemari

The Kemari peninsula is located on the eastern side of Karachi port. Forensic experts at Karachi University have claimed that a sea vessel docked at the Keamari port on February 16 containing soybeans. A mysterious toxic gas emitted from the

Countrywide public pressure causes govt to hold gas tariff hike

ISLAMABAD: Due to political and public pressure on increasing wheat and sugar prices, the government refused a decision on Monday to raise the tariff on natural gas by 5-15% to avoid public backlash. A second session of the cabinet’s Economic

Gas shortage may increase double in next year

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Wednesday stated in the cabinet meeting that the deficit would nearly double next year unless infrastructure challenges were phased out through the cooperation of the related stakeholders, especially Sindh. At a meeting of the Cabinet

Gas crisis

With a sudden drop in temperatures across the country, the gas crisis has also deepened compounding the miseries of citizens. Just like unannounced loadshedding are witnessed in scorching summers, there is now an acute gas shortage every winter. The total

PM has directed to ensure gas supply to households: Awan

SIALKOT: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday said the prime minister has directed concerned authorities to ensure gas supply to households. Addressing a press conference, the special assistant denied reports that

OGDCL starts drilling for gas in Hyderabad

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has said on Tuesday that they have started activities for the exploration of shale gas in Sindh. On the initial stage, the OGDCL has planned to drill KUC-01 well in Hyderabad,

Minister accepts negligence for allowing gas cylinder on train

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways Rawalpindi-bound Tezgam Express caught fire on early Thursday morning while running in district Rahimyar Khan in which 73 passengers lost their precious lives while 40 others received injuries. Federal minister for railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed told journalists

OGDCL launches 13 additional wells producing 515 BPD crude oil

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Development has launched 13 new wells producing 373, 515 barrels of crude oil and 4,86 million cubic feet of gas The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has entered 13 additional wells, producing 373,515

IMF team to soon visit Pakistan: Gerry Rice

WASHINGTON: Director Communication of International Monetary Fund  (IMF) Gerry Rice said that its team led by Jahad Azwar would visit Pakistan soon. In a press briefing in Washington, Gerry Rice said that the IMF team led by Jahad Azwar would