Energy E-Alerts


Petroleum products: Country spends $38.673 billion on import

Pakistan spent a total of $38.673 billion on import of different petroleum products during the last five years while a total of 291 new wells were drilled out in different parts of the country during the last three years for exploration of oil and gas to increase domestic output to meet the demand.

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OGRA set to appoint new SED of media affairs soon

Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) is set to appoint Senior Executive Director (SED) Media Affairs within next week, before the retirement of Member (gas) Aamir Naseem.

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OGRA, NEPRA among 5 regulators put under command of divisions/ministries

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday brought five key regulators/regulatory bodies including Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) under the administrative control of relevant divisions/ministries.

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November 2016


NEPRA Reduces Electricity Price

The National Electric Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has issued notice for decrease in power cost by 2.60 rupees a unit by virtue of varieties in the fuel charges for the month of October 2016.

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NEPRA to promote a competition base electricity market in Pakistan: Imtiaz Baloch

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) is trying to promote a competition base electricity market in Pakistan enabling consumers to purchase electricity from the company of their own choice, said Director Consumer’s Affairs Engineer Imtiaz Hussain Baloch. He was addressing a meeting of local industrialists and businessmen in Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) here today.

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Solar Park producing 12pc more power than target

The Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park, Bahawalpur, the first ever DC installation in Pakistan, is currently producing up to 12pc more power than the energy production requirements set by the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA).

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How (not) to resolve the energy crisis

Increasing the share of renewable energy will not make us any less dependent on fossil fuels as long as total energy consumption keeps rising.

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PM Nawaz inaugurates 1,223 MW power project in Balloki

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif laid the foundation stone of a 1,223 megawatt power project here in Balloki on Tuesday.

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October 2016