Pakistan starts oil and gas exploration from Karachi – Big News expected
- Pakistan has started the exploration of massive reserves of oil and gas
- Exploration work at the Karachi port
- Prime Minister assured safe and free business operations
- Exxon Mobil and ENI resumed operations in Pakistan after 27 years
- Government is hopeful for a global discovery
The PTI government has officially started the exploration of oil and gas reserves in the country.
This announcement about oil and gas reserves is made by Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi on his official Twitter account. As he breaks the news of the beginning of exploration for oil and gas.
The largest oil & gas company to start its operation in Pakistan:
As the largest oil and gas company is coming back to Pakistan after almost three decades, the federal Minister wrote it as a great foreign direct investment to Pakistan.
Efforts by ExxonMobil to start its operation in Pakistan:
During this year, ExxonMobil has been taking major steps to resume its operations in the Pakistani market. It has acquired a 25% stake in offshore drilling.
Also in the collaboration with Energas, the company is planning to build Pakistan’s third import liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in.
Exploration work at the Karachi port:
The Maritime Minster Ali Haider Zaidi shared pictures exploration work activities at the Karachi port. The minister also posted a picture of ships anchored at the port.
Supply ships transporting equipment to “Mother of All Rigs” docked 230km off the Karachi coast for exploration of oil & gas arrived at KPT.
Best of luck to ExxonMobil & ENI when they start drilling. Let us all pray for a global discovery. From the looks of it, big news Inshallah pic.twitter.com/2297id1AcJ
— Ali Haider Zaidi (@AliHZaidiPTI) December 28, 2018
The Minister urged the people to pray for a global discovery. He hoped that there would be big news.
He wished best to the companies who are undertaking the drilling; the ExxonMobil and ENI. “Let’s pray together for a global discovery,” he said.
Company giving project details to PM Khan:
On 28th November, a delegation from the ExxonMobil called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the PM House and informed him of projects.
In his recent speech, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that natural resources Pakistan can explore in the coming days with the help of some international companies.
Concerning gas shortages, PM Khan revealed that an exploration company has undertaken offshore drilling in Pakistan.
He said that these companies could provide be huge gas reserves that would be sufficient to meet Pakistan’ gas demands for the next 50 years.
PM assuring safe and free business operations:
The Prime Minister has acknowledged the company’s interest in investing in the Pakistani market and assured free and safe business operations in Pakistan.
He welcomed the recommencement of Exxon Mobil operations in Pakistan.
For deep sea exploration of oil and gas, supply vessels have reached Karachi Port Trust. The biggest oil and gas company in the US; ExxonMobil resumed its operation in Pakistan after 27 years.
Following this announcement, many social media users extended best wishes at the launch of mega drilling.
Here is how the public has reacted:
in sha allah….. pakistan will rise..
— Prozacistani (@prozacistani) December 29, 2018
Mubarak – Allah be kind on Pakistan thru this exploration.
— Dr. Muhammad Mirza (@muhammad1939) December 29, 2018
MashaAllah Mean Another Portfolio U get as a Captain 👍
— Rizwan (@jojisoomro79) December 28, 2018
Best of Luck! May Allah bless Pakistan with his countless resources. Insha Allah this will happen.
— Muhammad Anjum (@ch_anjum786) December 28, 2018
Yes big good news regarding discovery of Gas and Oil is expected soon in sh Allah as all our coastal area right upto Iran is full of gas and oil reserves
— RK Wazir (@RKWazir4) December 28, 2018
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Source: The News