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Palm olein and olive oil spoilt for choice

Palm olein and olive oil spoilt for choice

Olive oil is touted as the gold standard among all edible oils today; a reputation that has been gained primarily from its association of a lower incidence of heart disease among the Mediterranean populations who have traditionally consumed olive oil …

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Impact of rising oil prices on Pakistan

Impact of rising oil prices on Pakistan

Historically Pakistan has remained a net importer of crude oil and petroleum products. The rising trend in international oil prices is likely to erode country’s paltry foreign exchange reserves. The depreciating local currency offers an opportunity to the government to …

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Rising Oil Prices: Adding Fuel To Fire

Rising Oil Prices Adding Fuel To Fire

Pakistan is a net oil importer and meets about 75 percent of needs through imports. Oil imports carry the heaviest weight in total imports of the country. Pakistan has a total refining capacity to process around 400,000 bpd or about …

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Rising Global Oil Demand And Future Prices

Rising Global Oil Demand And Future Prices

The International Energy Agency raised it outlook for 2017 global oil demand growth. US crude stockpiles rose sharply and gasoline inventories plunged due to impacts from hurricane Harvey. US crude jumps 2.2 percent to 5-week high, settling at $49.30, as …

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Energy Sector Victim Of Inconsistent Policies

ENERGY SECTOR VICTIM OF INCONSISTENT POLICIES

Analysts had termed creations of independent power plants (IPPs) as putting the cart before the horse. It was true that power generation plants were not very efficient, but real losses were due to highly inefficient distribution companies. There was rampant …

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