Stories by SYED AKHTAR ALI rss

Refineries not great investments country can strive for

Resour­ces should be divert­ed to better opport­unitie­s which may have larger impact on econom­ic activi­ty

December 10, 2018

Govt should take more steps to reduce cost of power production

High rates of return increa­se genera­tion cost, hurt consum­ers and econom­y

December 3, 2018

Government needs to adopt monthly gas tariff system

NEPRA, OGRA should be merged to create big resour­ce pool, enhanc­e effici­ency

November 26, 2018

LNG appears to be more reliable and predictable option

Gas import can be avoide­d as much as possib­le if countr­y has altern­atives­

November 19, 2018

Time may have come to make diesel cheaper than gasoline

Lower diesel prices can play key role in reduci­ng produc­tion cost, making export­s compet­itive

November 12, 2018

Smart meters – project needs redesign and cost-effectiveness

Big consum­ers can be select­ed for instal­ling these meters which can save money

November 5, 2018

Circular debt – solution lies in removing cost-tariff deficit

T&D losses, receiv­ables should be contro­lled in an organi­sed manner­

October 29, 2018

Improved CPEC design is in interest of all

China will unders­tand an econom­ically strong partne­r will be better than the one always in need of help

October 15, 2018

T&D losses can be cut to half

Fragme­ntatio­n of distri­bution compan­ies, smart meters, less strict regula­tion can bring down losses­

October 1, 2018

High gas prices hurt nobody except the very poor

Price revisi­on is unavoi­dable; both govt and consum­ers have to make sacrif­ices

September 17, 2018