PM Imran: Pakistan will not have to import oil after discovery of ‘massive’ oil reserves

PM Imran: Pakistan will not have to import oil after discovery of ‘massive’ oil reserves

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan while speaking to journalists said that Pakistan will no longer need to import oil from other countries after huge oil and gas reserves were discovered near Karachi. “Pakistan will not need to import oil after reserves are found near Karachi’s seas,” said the Prime Minister...

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6 injured as gas cylinder used for gas balloons explodes

6 injured as gas cylinder used for gas balloons explodes

FAISALABAD: At least six people were injured Monday night in a freak accident when a cylinder used to pump gas into balloons blew up here in the city’s Jinnah Colony, rescue authorities said. The wounded people, among whom were two children as well, were immediately shifted to Allied Hospital, rescue officials...

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Notices issued to OGRA and HDIP regarding proper mechanism

Notices issued to OGRA and HDIP regarding proper mechanism

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday issued notices to officials of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) and Hydrocarbon Development Insti­tute of Pakistan (HDIP) after it was told that no proper mechanism was in place to check and verify the CNG and LPG kits being used in vehicles....

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Faisal Vawda’s gas bill amounts Rs.45,000 this month

Faisal Vawda’s gas bill amounts Rs.45,000 this month

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda said Tuesday his bill for gas totalled Rs45,000. While addressing media, Vawda, associated with the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), said he has two stoves and a geyser for heating water in his Islamabad residence. He mentioned that he did not even dine there....

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Production cripples as gas supplies remain suspended, industrialists demand uninterrupted gas supplies

Production cripples as gas supplies remain suspended, industrialists demand uninterrupted gas supplies

KARACHI: Site Association of Industry Chairman Saleem Parekh on Wednesday demanded of the Prime Minister Imran Khan to ensure uninterrupted gas supply to Karachi industries. Saleem Parekh asked the prime minister to take notice of gas closure to SITE industries which had crippled their production-line and threatened timely fulfillment of...

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OGRA recommends Rs.4 dip in diesel price

OGRA recommends Rs.4 dip in diesel price

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) has recommended a reduction of Rs4 per litre in the price of high-speed diesel for February 2019. Diesel is widely used in transport and agriculture sectors. Any upward revision in its price has a direct impact on inflation numbers. Earlier, the government reduced...

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Gas cylinder explosion leaves 5 injured

Gas cylinder explosion leaves 5 injured

RAWALPINDI: At least 5 members of a family were wounded when a gas cylinder exploded in their house in Kartarpura neighbourhood of Rawalpindi on Tuesday, media sources reported. According to police, all the injured have been moved to a nearby hospital for medical attention. Meanwhile, gas supply remained suspended in...

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PM Khan orders immediate removal of SSGC MDs as gas crisis sets in

PM Khan orders immediate removal of SSGC MDs as gas crisis sets in

KARACHI: The compressed natural gas (CNG) Stations reopened today at 8 a.m across Sindh including Karachi, informed Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) spokesperson. While ruling out the news of the decrease in gas pressure in Sindh, the spokesperson said, the gas to the domestic consumers in the province is being...

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Fire erupts as pipeline in Sadiqabad explodes during wee hours

Fire erupts as pipeline in Sadiqabad explodes during wee hours

SADIQABAD, Punjab: A fire erupted in a gas pipeline near Bhong area of Sadiqabad after it exploded in the early hours of Wednesday, media sources reported. According to district police officer, no loss of life occurred in the incident. The officials of the SUI gas company has disconnected connection of...

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Ogra inches up LPG price by Rs.2

Ogra inches up LPG price by Rs.2

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Thursday increased the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs2 per kilogramme. According to a notification, the Ogra has fixed the LPG price at Rs115 per kg. With an increase of Rs23, domestic cylinder will now be sold for Rs1361....

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