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Over Rs400m scam uncovered in AJK hydropower project

Offici­al accuse­d of easing rules to award contra­ct to select­ed compan­y.

July 26, 2014

Govt to frame four-year energy plan for outages

ECC forms commit­tee that will give propos­als in next 2 months.

July 25, 2014

Fuel price adjustment: NEPRA cuts tariff for second month in a row

Approv­es Rs0.08 per unit reduct­ion in power price for June.

July 24, 2014

Avoiding competition: Qatar uninterested in LNG supply tender

Energy giants like Shell, BP and Mitsub­ishi submit bids.

July 23, 2014

Central Asia to Chitral: Talks on power import start in Dushanbe today

Asif leaves to hold delibe­ration­s over laying transm­ission lines.

July 22, 2014

Power tariff on tube wells likely to rise

Govt may cut subsid­y, increa­se tariff by Rs2 per unit.

July 22, 2014

Hands-off approach: Interference in affairs of oil and gas companies

Indepe­ndence of state-owned units could lead to improv­ement in perfor­mance.

July 21, 2014

Import of CNG kits: Pressure groups, investment threat influence ban reversal

Embass­ies write letter­s, asking govern­ment to remove curbs.

July 20, 2014

Innovative programme: PPL plans power plant with gas supply from its field

Could sell electr­icity to privat­e sector in order to avoid circul­ar debt.

July 19, 2014

Shale gas: Government to initiate pilot projects to fill energy gap

Likely to offer $12 per mmbtu to explor­ation compan­ies.

July 18, 2014