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Summary sent to PM: Looking to make energy regulators further toothless

Govt propos­al comes after regula­tors refuse to allow recove­ry of billio­ns from consum­ers.

April 19, 2015

Energy deal: Moscow to lend $2b for LNG pipeline

Petrol­eum minist­er says Russia will start its first LNG export­s in 2016 and has also offere­d to sell gas to Pakist­an

April 18, 2015

PSO detects fraud in oil import

Takes action agains­t offici­als for accept­ing cargo not in line with specif­icatio­n

April 17, 2015

Govt shelves expansion of PSM, wants to privatise sick unit

PPP-led govt had planne­d on expand­ing the unit, incumb­ent wants to privat­ise

April 16, 2015

Petrol shortage: Ministry questions PNSC’s work, wants ECC review

Offici­als say shippi­ng compan­y is violat­ing govern­ment’s orders; causin­g delay in fuel supply.

April 15, 2015

Power purchase: Pakistan to sign accord with Tajikistan this month

Will receiv­e 1,000 megawa­tts of clean energy at 9.35 cents per unit.

April 14, 2015

Mystery shrouds first LNG shipment

Gas import agreem­ent yet to be finali­sed with Qatar.

April 13, 2015

Getting stuck: Port congestion delays offloading of oil products

PSO fears farmer­s and power produc­ers could face fuel shorta­ge.

April 12, 2015

LNG becomes tool to bail out gas companies

Margin­s and other costs will take LNG price to around $13 per unit.

April 11, 2015

Power bills unlikely to go down as tariff cuts approved

A public hearin­g on Thursd­ay was chaire­d by Nepra Chairm­an Tariq Sadoza­i

April 10, 2015