Good prospects: Oil, gas exploration in FATA reviewed    

Fata has the potential of producing 20 trillion cubic feet of gas


APP January 11, 2017
PHOTO: FILE

PESHAWAR: On the instruction of Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, 2D seismic survey of 15 blocks of oil and gas in Fata has been completed which has the potential of producing 20 trillion cubic feet of gas. It will generate job opportunities to local people of Fata as well. Governor has directed the officials of Fata secretariat to be in coordination with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Oil and Gas Company Limited (KPOGCL) to further improve the production of oil and gas exploration in Fata. He expressed these views while presiding over a high level meeting regarding exploration of oil and gas in Fata.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 12th, 2017.

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