Power generation up 2.0 percent in five months

KARACHI: Power generation during 5MFY21 (July-November 2020) inched up 2.0 percent to 60,077 GWh, regulator data suggests. The highest growth of 22.3 percent was seen in Furnace Oil (FO) based generation, while hydel power witnessed the biggest jump of 1,134 GWh in absolute terms, followed by RLNG-based generation which increased… Continue reading

OGRA approves K-Electric’s pipeline for transmission of RLNG

KARACHI: Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has approved K-Electric’s application for a license to construct and operate a gas pipeline, that will supply Re-gasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) for the upcoming RLNG-based 900 MW BQPS-III power plant and supplementing fuel requirement of the power plants located at its Bin… Continue reading

K-Electric delegation meets with SITE Superhighway Association to address ongoing and upcoming needs

Karachi: A K-Electric delegation headed by CEO Moonis Alvi along with members of the leadership team met with the S.I.T.E. Superhighway Association of Trade and Industries Karachi on Thursday as part of the power utility’s drive to further strengthen industry facilitation through closer coordination. During the meeting, current and upcoming… Continue reading

Pakistan’s natural gas demand to cross 7.0 BCF mark by 2030

KARACHI: The State of the Regulated Petroleum Industry Report FY 2018-19 issued by Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has estimated Pakistan’s gas demand to surpass 7.0 billion cubic feet/day (BCF) mark by 2030. “The gas utility companies have added more than 0.5 million domestic, commercial and industrial consumers, in… Continue reading

K-Electric is committed to industrial growth and Karachi

Karachi: K-Electric has been in close contact with the leading business associations and entities of Karachi since beginning of COVID-19 and resulting lockdown. KE representatives had these meetings to highlight the challenges on power supply situation in Karachi. The meetings were held with KIF, KATI, SITE, FBATI, SSHATI, NKATI and… Continue reading

No load shedding in industries during summer KE plans to meet demand & supply requirements

KARACHI: High official’s delegation from K-Electric, led by Director External Affairs Asmer Naeem, visited SITE Association of Industry, and had meeting with office bearers of the Association to discuss issues related to KE as well as KE plans for summer to meet demand & supply requirements. The delegation comprised KE… Continue reading

GasPort LNG Terminal achieves ISO certifications 

KARACHI: Pakistan GasPort Consortium Limited (PGPCL), which owns LNG storage and regasification terminal at Port Qasim, has received ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and ISO 45001:2018 certifications by Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS—UK Branch for its compliance to global standards for management system standards in LNG, transfer, storage, regasification and RLNG… Continue reading

OICCI calls for Integrated Planning for Energy Value Chain

Karachi: The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) has launched its ‘OICCI Energy Report 2019’ today. The report is based on the recommendations of the 31 leading international energy sector companies operating in Pakistan, who are members of the chamber. Pakistan’s energy sector has witnessed significant transformation over… Continue reading

0.3 million jobs at risk as CNG stations remain closed

KARACHI: The All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) has demanded of the government to allow opening of CNG stations round the clock as the closure of these stations had put 0.3 million jobs at risk. In a statement on Tuesday, Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha, Central Chairman APCNGA said reopening of CNG stations… Continue reading