Energy – Pakistan & Gulf Economist http://www.pakistaneconomist.com Pakistan's Business Financial Magazine Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:19:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 Natural gas a cleaner fuel with huge forex savings http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/natural-gas-a-cleaner-fuel-with-huge-forex-savings/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/natural-gas-a-cleaner-fuel-with-huge-forex-savings/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:59:09 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27958 Pakistan is rich in natural gas but deficient in fossil oil. At present bulk of the gas demand is met through local production, which offers enormous saving of foreign exchange as well as cleaner environment. The added benefit is that Pakistan could buy gas from its next door neighbor Iran as well as a not …

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Rich Pakistan of natural gas and energy mix http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/rich-pakistan-of-natural-gas-and-energy-mix/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/rich-pakistan-of-natural-gas-and-energy-mix/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:58:16 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27866 It is a general belief that there are four elements of life i.e. Earth, Air, Fire and Water. Fire, which is synonymous to energy has always been more important and still considered the most significant. Keeping in view the importance of the energy in the everyday life people since ancient times, have always strived to …

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Qatar in LNG exporter supremacy after lifting moratorium http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/qatar-in-lng-exporter-supremacy-after-lifting-moratorium/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/qatar-in-lng-exporter-supremacy-after-lifting-moratorium/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:57:55 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27888 Qatar is endowed with major hydrocarbon reserves, especially in relation to the size of its population. Nearly all of its gas reserves are contained in an offshore gas field called the North Field which is the largest, single natural gas deposit in the world. Combining Qatar’s reserves of gas, crude oil and condensates equated to …

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Making Balochistan’s gas, oil findings worthy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/making-balochistans-gas-oil-findings-worthy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/making-balochistans-gas-oil-findings-worthy/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:55:28 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27903 Balochistan has the country’s extensive oil and gas reserves. According to an estimate, out of the Pakistan’s estimated 25.1 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of proven gas reserves, 19 trillion are located in Balochistan. According to another estimate, out of the country’s proven oil reserves of 300 million barrels, largely are located in the province. Strategically …

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LPG is no more a poor man’s fuel http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/lpg-is-no-more-a-poor-mans-fuel/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/04/22/lpg-is-no-more-a-poor-mans-fuel/#respond Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:54:34 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=27895 There is a prevalent assumption these days that once titled as a poor man’s fuel, Liquefied Petroleum Gas which is used by around nine million LPG consumers throughout the country, is no more a poor man’s fuel since even the poor stratum of the society cannot afford it anymore with the prices surging every now …

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Cash in tidal, wave energy potential of Balochistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/cash-in-tidal-wave-energy-potential-of-balochistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/02/18/cash-in-tidal-wave-energy-potential-of-balochistan/#respond Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:52:50 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=25632 The coastal areas of Balochistan like Gwadar and Pasni in Makran district provide good conditions and climate for installation and working of the tidal energy generators. These projects will control the power shortage problem in the province. With the development of Gwadar into a hub port of the region on the pattern of Dubai, Hong …

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Power of solar energy to empower Pakistan http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/power-of-solar-energy-to-empower-pakistan/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/power-of-solar-energy-to-empower-pakistan/#respond Sun, 27 Jan 2019 19:59:37 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24939 The Islamic Republic of Pakistan which became an independent state in 1947 is governed by a federal parliamentary constitution. It is globally the sixth most populous country with a population of approximately 200 million people and a comparatively high population growth rate of 1.5%. Pakistan is a semi-industrialized economy with a presentable textile, food processing …

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Saudi Arabia, Russia investment: an impetus to Pakistan energy sector http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/saudi-arabia-russia-investment-an-impetus-to-pakistan-energy-sector/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/saudi-arabia-russia-investment-an-impetus-to-pakistan-energy-sector/#respond Sun, 27 Jan 2019 19:57:46 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24934 Ardent interest of Saudi Arabia Pakistan wants to develop Gwadar not only as an economic hub but also an oil city consisting of oil refineries and petrochemical complexes under CPEC. Gwadar’s port is being developed as part of the $64 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, an ambitious plan to build energy and transport links connecting the …

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Energy policies without efficacy http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/energy-policies-without-efficacy/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/energy-policies-without-efficacy/#respond Sun, 27 Jan 2019 19:56:44 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24923 According to a conservative estimate, Pakistan loses approximately 2 percent of its GDP growth every year by virtue of energy conundrum. This issue has persisted for last two decades, to say the least. As per the world standards, even the worst problems can be addressed in less than a decade. Pakistan’s energy issues seem far …

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Renewable energy precedence http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/renewable-energy-precedence/ http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/2019/01/28/renewable-energy-precedence/#respond Sun, 27 Jan 2019 19:55:29 +0000 http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/?p=24971 The government of Prime Minister Imran Khan has promised to introduce a new national energy policy with focus on development of renewable energy sector. The officials have indicated that share of renewable will be increased to 20 percent in the national energy mix. A month ago. the special assistant to the Prime Minister on power …

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