Cover Stories – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:29:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.4 How to tackle natural gas conundrums??? http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/how-to-tackle-natural-gas-conundrums/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/how-to-tackle-natural-gas-conundrums/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 23:15:41 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=37034 One needs to comprehend the rationale behind the ongoing gas crisis across the country. The recent shortfall during the chilly weather left millions of users bewildered since tall claims have been made from time to time vis-à-vis discovery, prudent management and import of LNG to tackle the long-standing issue of the energy in the country. …

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Sectoral impact of changes in oil and gas prices http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/sectoral-impact-of-changes-in-oil-and-gas-prices/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/sectoral-impact-of-changes-in-oil-and-gas-prices/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 23:10:37 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=37009 Power The regulatory actions in power sector space remained dominated by IMF directions. The government injected Rs. 200 billion into the energy chain in Mar’19 to bring down the overall stock of circular debt (Rs. 800 billion in Jan’19), where bulk of payments was directed to E&Ps and OMCs (PSO), financed through Energy Sukuk I. …

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Refineries in Pakistan face bleak outlook http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/refineries-in-pakistan-face-bleak-outlook/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/refineries-in-pakistan-face-bleak-outlook/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 23:05:42 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=37046 Reportedly, the Government of Pakistan (GoP) has confirmed that the operations of local refineries had slowed down because of high production of residual fuel oil (RFO) and the international ban on its use for bunkering after 31st December, 2019. In a statement, Petroleum Division has said that because of new regulations issued by the International …

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Proficiency of food security and oil, gas must be improved http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/proficiency-of-food-security-and-oil-gas-must-be-improved/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/proficiency-of-food-security-and-oil-gas-must-be-improved/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 23:00:35 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=37082 Pakistan is an agrarian economy, which places great emphasis on national food security and self-sufficiency in grain production. With fast rising population, it has become increasingly important to improve crop yields through improved farm economics and production efficiencies. Although fertilizer input is only one of the many factors that influences crop yields and food prices, …

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Interaction of offshore oil and gas and deep sea mining industries with fisheries http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/interaction-of-offshore-oil-and-gas-and-deep-sea-mining-industries-with-fisheries/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/interaction-of-offshore-oil-and-gas-and-deep-sea-mining-industries-with-fisheries/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 22:55:37 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=37061 Energy demand is increasing year after year, for this reason, oil and gas companies due to the increasing depletion of resources and high rate of consumption because of fast-growing and ever-increasing population are increasing the number of exploratory surveys to find new reservoirs at sea. For many years, offshore natural gas and oil production were …

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Fruitful results in expediting Balochistan’s hug oil & gas find http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/fruitful-results-in-expediting-balochistans-hug-oil-gas-find/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/fruitful-results-in-expediting-balochistans-hug-oil-gas-find/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 22:50:36 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=37022 Present government of Prime Minister Imran Khan has made some policy changes to facilitate new companies in the Exploration & Production sector for getting approval to start drilling activities in potential areas. At present, the country’s total sedimentary area is around 827,268 square kilometers, out of which 320,741 square kilometers is under exploration and under …

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Pantera Energy reaches a historic milestone with 50 MW Gharo Solar Power Plant in collaboration with Nepcon http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/pantera-energy-reaches-a-historic-milestone-with-50-mw-gharo-solar-power-plant-in-collaboration-with-nepcon/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/pantera-energy-reaches-a-historic-milestone-with-50-mw-gharo-solar-power-plant-in-collaboration-with-nepcon/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 22:47:29 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=37088 The post Pantera Energy reaches a historic milestone with 50 MW Gharo Solar Power Plant in collaboration with Nepcon appeared first on Pakistan & Gulf Economist.

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IMO 2020: Implications for global oil and shipping industry http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/imo-2020-implications-for-global-oil-and-shipping-industry/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/imo-2020-implications-for-global-oil-and-shipping-industry/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 22:45:31 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=37042 As a specialized agency of the United Nations, IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. Its main role is to create a regulatory framework for the shipping industry that is fair and effective, universally adopted and universally implemented. IMO through its working also supports the UN …

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Invest in oil refineries of Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/invest-in-oil-refineries-of-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/invest-in-oil-refineries-of-pakistan/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 22:40:15 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=37029 There have been articles, statements and interviews that oil and gas is history and Renewable energy such as Solar, Wind are IN. Unsubstantiated and off the cuff articles and statements are detrimental to the economy and society. Once upon a time (2000) there was power MW surplus and unwarranted hue and cry against new power …

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Oil for the economy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/oil-for-the-economy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2020/01/27/oil-for-the-economy/#respond Sun, 26 Jan 2020 22:35:07 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=37039 It was way back in 2014 and 2015 when global oil prices decelerated from $114 per barrel to $27 per barrel. It was a monumental news for the oil importing countries whereas the oil exporting countries saw their economic growth flagging with every passing day with downtick in oil revenue. Pakistan economy did not seem …

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