Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources

Introduction

Petroleum & Natural Resources Division was created in April 1977. Prior to that Petroleum and Natural Resources was part of the Ministry of Fuel, Power and Natural Resources.

Mission Statement

To ensure availability and security of sustainable supply of oil and gas for economic development and strategic requirements of Pakistan and to coordinate development of natural resources of energy and minerals.

 

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News Flash / Daily Activities

A news item has appeared in the daily ‘The Nation’, dated 23rd January 2017 titled ‘Massive corruption by oil & gas companies unearthed, whereby with reference to audit paras, allegations of embezzlement of billion of rupees have been leveled against oil & gas companies. Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources is strongly rebutting the said allegations and it is clarified that these allegation are based on audit paras 2.4.1 (EWT Production) and 2.4.12 (No exploration activities in blocks) of year 2013-14. The audit paras are primarily based on misinterpretation of Rules of Audit. ..
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Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources H.E. Jam Kamal Khan Addressed and distributed Laptops under Prime Minister Laptop Distribution Scheme at Lasbela University..
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Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources is hereby conveying the following factual position regarding the status of oil Supplies in the country...
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His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, formally inaugurated the largest ever Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), marking the start of four days of high-level industry discussions that will shape policies and strategies for the new energy landscape. Participants from Pakistan included Federal Minister for Petroleum and NR H.E. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister of State for Petroleum and NR H.E. Jam Kamal Khan, Advisor Ministry of Petroleum and NR Mr. Zahid Muzaffar...
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Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Mr Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announced that Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has made three discoveries of oil and gas from its exploratory wells namely Gundanwari-1, Mithri-1 and Khamiso well-1, which are located in Districts Ghotki and Khairpur of Sindh Province. These discoveries will result in an increase of 30 MMCFD gas in total output of the country. ..
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