Oil prices rise as Arab states cut ties with Qatar

Oil prices rise as Arab states cut ties with Qatar
Pakistan Oil Prices News NEW YORK: Oil rose on Monday after top crude exporter Saudi Arabia and other Arab states cut ties with Qatar, driving up prices on concerns over increased tension in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain closed transport links with top liquefied natural gas (LNG) and condensate shipper Qatar, accusing it... Read More

Second phase of 660MW Sahiwal coal power project becomes operational

Second phase of 660MW Sahiwal coal power project becomes operational
SAHIWAL: The second unit of the Sahiwal Coal Power Project has become operational on Friday with full capacity of 660 megawatts, Business92 reported. “The project has started running on its full capacity (660 megawatts) during trial run and countdown for 168-hour testing has now begun,” CM Punjab Shehbaz Sharif tweeted. He said that with the commencement of second power unit, the Sahiwal... Read More

POL prices cut up to Rs1.60 a litre

POL prices cut up to Rs1.60 a litre
Petrol Rate Today ISLAMABAD: The government has slashed petroleum products prices by Rs1.60 a litre for the next fortnight, Business92 reported. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that consumers of petrol and diesel will now get relief after cut in petrol and diesel for next fortnight. According to Finance Minsiter Ishaq Dar, government has reduced petrol price by Rs1.23 per liter... Read More

Bilawal holds federal govt responsible for power crisis

Bilawal holds federal govt responsible for power crisis
KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has termed the present government responsible of power crisis, which gripped the country for several years. Addressing the inaugural ceremony of power plant at Nooriabad Bilawal said that when people of Sindh staged protest over long load shedding the power minister called them thief. He added that the Nooriabad power project... Read More

PM Directs to carry out minimum load shedding in Ramazan

PM Directs to carry out minimum load shedding in Ramazan
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muahmmad Nawaz Sharif on Monday directed concerned authorities to carry out minimum load shedding during Ramzan and extend maximum relief to the power consumers. The Prime Minister presided over a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy to deliberate over the load shedding situation in the country. Ministry of Water and Power while briefing the meeting informed that no unannounced or... Read More

PM inaugurates first unit of 660MW Sahiwal Coal Power Project

PM inaugurates first unit of 660MW Sahiwal Coal Power Project
SAHIWAL: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inaugurated first unit of Sahiwal Coal Power Project on Thursday. The 660-megawatt plant could prove decisive in eliminating power outages in the country. Sahiwal Coal Power Project is the first energy power plant under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which has been completed within a brief period of six months. It should be noted here... Read More

France supports green energy development in Pakistan

France supports green energy development in Pakistan
MANGLA: French ambassador Martine DORANCE and European Union envoy Jean-François Cautain visited the construction site of the national Hydropower Training Institute (HPTI) in Mangla and participated to the corner stone ceremony hosted by WAPDA’s member Water, Mr. Nasir Hanif. France and EU through the French Agency for Development (AFD) have provided the Government of Pakistan with a 4 million euros... Read More

K-Electric cites low gas pressure for power cuts

K-Electric cites low gas pressure for power cuts
K-Electric Load Shedding Updates KARACHI: K-Electric, on Wednesday issued a press release citing low gas pressure as a reason behind the “brief disruption of power” many citizens within the metropolis are experiencing for the past two days. K-Electric’s press release came at least seven hours after the Sui Southern Gas Company ─ a government-run organisation managing country’s natural gas assets... Read More
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