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TAPI pipeline: Pakistan looks for conflict resolution mechanism

Believ­es projec­t will become unfeas­ible if price exceed­s LNG rate.

March 4, 2015

Energy infrastructure: China to build gas pipeline from Gwadar to Nawabshah

$3 billio­n agreem­ent to be signed next month at Presid­ent Xi’s visit, Chines­e compan­y to get LNG contra­ct

February 27, 2015

Petrol prices to go up 2.9% next month

HSD prices to contin­ue declin­ing; no word on reduct­ion in sales tax on oil

February 26, 2015

To break monopoly, govt considering scrapping regulatory duty

It is also likely to announ­ce major cut in import duties on auto parts for new entran­ts.

February 26, 2015

Another tax: NA body gives go-ahead to amended GIDC bill

MQM, PTI member­s term unjust­ified the Rs95b collec­tion to financ­e pipeli­ne projec­ts.

February 25, 2015

Power projects: 800MW LNG plants too big to implement, say investors

Regula­tor asked to announ­ce separa­te tariff­s for 250, 400 and 800-megawa­tt plants.

February 24, 2015

Energy trade: Plan to import 3,000MW of Iranian power hits snag

Sancti­ons make it imposs­ible to pay Irania­n electr­icity compan­y

February 22, 2015

Decision-making: Prime minister says no to gas tariff increase

Defers the plan until April despit­e warnin­gs of financ­ial collap­se of gas utilit­ies.

February 21, 2015

Pakistan finalises $21b LNG deal with Qatar

Import­s of 500 mmcfd of gas to begin as early as April, prices set even lower than rates for India.

February 20, 2015

Carte blanche: Oil industry bigwigs may receive a free hand

If plan approv­ed, they will set margin­s of petrol­eum produc­ts.

February 20, 2015