ISLAMABAD – Only Qadirpur Gas field Sindh is giving 14% of the total fuel production in the country. Addressing the National Assembly, the Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources and Privatization, Syed Naveed Qamar said that Sindh is producing at least 60 percent of country’ total oil production.
Pakistan Energy Book 2008 Report
By Mohsin Babar
Please note: Mohsin Babar is an Islamabad based senior journalist, he writes for fortnightly Sindhi Magazine “Affair”, Sindhi Daily “Kawish”, and hosts a TV program from Islamabad for KTN News, a Sindhi News Channel.
Government of Pakistan has announced 7th Petroleum Policy yesterday on April 5th, 2009. New policy binds oil and gas exploratory companies to give maximum 50% of unskilled jobs to people of local districts.
Province-wise Oil per day Production
Sindh 39370 56%
Punjab 17856 26%
NWFP 12847 18%
Sindh produces 31% more than what it consumes
Punjab produces 30% less than what it consumes
NFWP produces 9% less than what it consumes
Balochistan produces 10% more than what it consumes
Gas Production in country