CCOE forms committee to review Petroleum Policy

March 04, 2022: The Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCOE) has formed a committee headed by Federal Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar to review the oil and gas exploration status and analyse the amendments required in the Petroleum policy to enhance the E&P activity in the country.           

The decision was taken on Friday during a CCOE meeting chaired by Federal Minister for Planning, Development, & Special Initiatives Asad Umar, attended by Minister for Energy, Federal Minister for Science &Technology Shibli Faraz, Member Energy, Secretary Power & Secretary Petroleum Division.                                                                                                            

The meeting also discussed the Draft Model Petroleum Sharing Agreement as per the Pakistan Petroleum Exploration and Production 2012 which was approved by CCI. The draft agreement will facilitate the offshore exploration of oil and gas in the country. The Law Division was asked to review the draft agreement before approval.

The CCOE also reviewed the circular debt situation and power sector performance during January 2022. Power Division also explained the changes in the merit order dispatch of power plants due to transmission constraints and limited gas supply during January 2022.

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Posted on: 2022-03-04T22:17:04+05:00