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SSGC: Recovery and transformation

Sui Southern Gas Co. Ltd. (SSGC) serves the gas transmission and distribution to Sindh and Balochistan. SSGC caters for 3 million customers, including 4,500 industries. In the absence of new…

The ugly SSGC-KE row

With supply of gas from Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC) to the metropolis' power utility, K-Electric (KE) far below that is required to run the KE's gas-fired power plants,…

Govt’s quest for FDI: the way forward

Foreign direct investment (FDI) has been crucial in supporting developing economies to participate in global trade by facilitating the flow of capital, talents, and knowledge. The flow of foreign capital…

Circular debt once again in focus

Circular debt in the energy sector is a mystery which no government could so far unfold. Over the last two decades it has rolled over from one government to the…

Our energy future: party manifestos

In the democratic landscape, party manifestos serve as compasses guiding voters through the intricate web of promises and policy directions. This article delves into the multifaceted significance of party manifestos…

Reko Diq

In the early 1990s, Pakistan’s biggest gold and copper reserve was discovered at Reko Diq in Chaghai District of Balochistan. Two international world-class mining companies - Barrick Gold Company and…

No more business as usual—II

Known solutions to our problems start with merit-based governance and justice system adhering to our Constitution. Structural changes need to be made to existing layers of governance of local governments,…

UFG: the elephant in the room

Natural gas is the most important energy source in Pakistan’s energy mix providing 40% of its primary energy supplies for decades. According to the Energy Year Book for 2022, Pakistan’s…