The SIFC has a new plan to tackle circular debt. Will it work? 

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The Council is looking to woo the IMF with a unique new solution they are proposing Since its inception, the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) has looked to expand itself and take over the reins of the economic underpinnings of the country with limited success. The military and bureaucracy based chimera has looked to stimulate the economy while looking to…

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Cabinet Committee Seeks Legal Opinion on Transfer of OGDCL Shares Held by Privatisation Commission

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The Cabinet Committee on Privatisation (CCoP) has initiated steps to seek legal counsel regarding the proposed transfer of Oil & Gas Development Co. Ltd. (OGDCL) shares currently held by the Privatisation Commission (PC). This move comes as part of a broader strategy to determine the appropriate recipient for these shares, whether the Petroleum Division or the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF).…

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PM gives green light for PARCO MD hiring

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Summary sent to cabinet for formal approval of MD’s appointment ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar has given the green light to appoint Irteza Qureshi as the new regular managing director of Pak Arab Refinery Limited (Parco). He is currently working as the deputy managing director (DMD). According to sources, eight potential candidates had been shortlisted during the first…

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E&P companies will be investing over USD 33.3 million in three years in eight blocks

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Government of Pakistan on 24th January, 2024 in Prime Minister’s Secretariate, Islamabad, executed Petroleum Concession Agreements (PCAs) and Exploration Licences (ELs) over block no. Kotra East (2867-8), Murradi (2767-7), Sehwan (2667-19) and Zindan-II (3271-9) with Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), Multanai (3168-3) with Pakistan Oilfields Limited (POL), Sawan South (2668-26) with United Energy Pakistan Limited (UEP) – a…

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OGDCL, PPL, POL win four exploration blocks

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KARACHI: The ministry of Energy has provisionally awarded four new oil and gas exploration blocks to three local companies, according to a stock exchange filing by one of the winners on Thursday. Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL), and Pakistan Oilfields Limited (POL) won the blocks in a competitive bidding round held by the government…

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Mari Petroleum discovers gas reserves in North Waziristan

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Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MARI), one of the largest producers of natural gas in the country, has discovered gas reserves at Shewa-2 well, located in North Waziristan district Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The development was shared by the company in its notice to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Thursday. “We are pleased to inform that Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MARI) has…

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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia eye Reko Diq deal at Riyadh mineral forum

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Saudi Arabia is seeking to attract SR63.7bn worth of investment in mining industry by 2030 to help country capitalize on its wealth of mineral resources ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are expected to make progress on a potential investment deal in the Reko Diq copper and gold project during a three-day mineral forum that began on Tuesday in Riyadh, an…

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OGDCL Organizes Three-Day Free Surgical Eye Camp at Chak Naurang Oil Field in Chakwal

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ISLAMABAD, December 28, 2023: The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, organized a three-day Free Surgical Eye Camp at its CSR Dispensary in Chak Naurang, located in the Chakwal district of Punjab in collaboration with the Al-Shifa Eye Trust Hospital. The eye camp, held from December 24 to 26, aimed…

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OGDCL provides clean water

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ISLAMABAD: State-owned Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) inaugurated a Reverse Osmosis Plant in a rural village near Rawalpindi, providing clean drinking water to the local community, a statement said. The plant, located in Gorsian village of Gujjar Khan tehsil, is part of OGDCL’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, which aims to improve the living standards of the people…

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OGDCL to Construct 84 Climate Resilient Houses in Jhal Magsi District of Balochistan

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ISLAMABAD, December 22, 2023: In continuation of its strategic collaboration for uplifting the local community, Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has partnered with the Health and Nutrition Development Society (HANDS) for the construction of 84 climate-resilient houses at Umaid Ali Rawtani village of Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan province. The transformative initiative aimed to uplift the community of…

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