Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources

Introduction

Petroleum & Natural Resources Division was created in April 1977. Prior to that Petroleum and Natural Resources was part of the Ministry of Fuel, Power and Natural Resources.

Mission Statement

To ensure availability and security of sustainable supply of oil and gas for economic development and strategic requirements of Pakistan and to coordinate development of natural resources of energy and minerals.

 

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News Flash / Daily Activities

Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources H.E. Jam Kamal Khan attended the 7th Gulf Intelligence UAE Energy Forum on 12th January, 2016 as Special Guest. ..
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Joint Secretary (A/CA) Presenting Gift to Mr. Abdul Qayum (Qasid) on his retirement..
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Joint Secretary (A/CA) Presenting souvenir to Mr. Shahid Mehmood (Deputy Director) on his retirement ..
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Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday underlined the need for early completion of the North-South gas pipeline project to meet growing energy demand of power generating plants and fertilizer units. "The government wants to start construction work on the North-South pipeline immediately so that its first phase can complete by December 2017," he said in a meeting with Russian delegation...
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Pakistan is a gas prone country. 48% of our energy mix requirement is met through indigenous gas supply. Currently, the country is producing 4.16 BCFD gas which is not sufficient to meet the ever increasing demand for natural gas in the country. Presently, there is a gap of around 2 BCF gas between the indigenous supply & constraint demand. In order to bridge the gap, the government is making all out efforts to enhance the gas availability in the country. For this purpose the government has adopted three prong strategy: (i) Import of gas through transnational pipelines, (ii) Import of LNG & (iii) to enhancement of indigenous gas supplies through extensive exploration activities. ..
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