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Power sector: little or no improvement

"Alhamdolillah highest-ever generation recorded at 3 pm today 17the May 17. Hydel: 5240MW, Gencos: 2901MW, IPPs: 9574MW, total :17,720 MW" the Federal Minister of Water and Power, Khawaja Asif is…

Power sector: poor governance

The government of PML-N inherited poor power sector governance bequeathed to it by PPP government. Unbearable power cuts, rental plant scams, unaccountable line losses and rampant power theft, woeful performance…

Sectoral policies: start with deregulation

The government is in the process of developing policies for selected sectors such as refineries and automobiles. Having well defined policies in any sector is the right approach to give…

LNG sector in Pakistan — VII

According to the Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division), unaccounted for gas (UFG) “is a phenomenon of gas loss which is contingent upon occurrence of various technical factors when gas flows…

Investigate the petroleum losses

The decision of the prime minister to remove SAPM for Petroleum Nadeem Babar and Secretary Petroleum Asad Hayauddin from their posts for losses caused to the exchequer in the petrol…

Oil And Gas Sector: Reform, Restructuring

Oil and gas sector: reform, restructuring

Oil and gas (O&G) sector has defied reforms and restructuring for a long time now, despite a demand by the stakeholders and recommendations of others. Even the 18th Amendment could…

Inducting private sector into shipowning

Successive governments in Pakistan have been making efforts for the revival of the shipping industry since the early 1990s. A number of policy decisions and taxation incentives have been offered…

State of the power sector

The systemic breakdown of the power sector on the 16th of May 2018 has sharply focused eyes on what exactly is the state of supplies of electricity to consumers. The…

Power Sector Problems

Power sector problems

The Secretary, Ministry of Water and Power, had provided the reassurance in his newspaper article of the 14th of December 2016 that the power sector has come out of its…