Imran Khan directs ministry not to increase gas tariff

ISLAMABAD: No additional burden would be shifted to the gas consumers, rather steps would be taken to facilitate them under the recently...

Oil plunges to lowest level since 2003

LONDON: Oil prices slumped a new on Friday with Brent North Sea crude plumbing a 17-year low owing to massive oversupply as...
OPEC

Calls mount for new OPEC+ deal as oil prices and demand slide

MOSCOW/DUBAI/LONDON: Oil producers need to resume cooperation in an effort to stabilise the global market, Russian and OPEC officials said, as the...

Petroleum Division says POL prices to remain intact for April

ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday made it clear that oil prices would remain unchanged for the month of April this year. In a...

CNG price reduced by Rs9 for Punjab, Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The All Pakistan Compressed Natural Gas Association (APCNGA) on Friday announced to reduce the commodity price by Rs9 per liter for...

CCoE for enhancement of oil storage capacity

ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Energy (CCoE) on Friday asked the concerned ministry to take necessary steps and enhance the national storage...

Chemical manufacturers demand 5pc interest rate to arrest business losses

LAHORE: The Pakistan Chemical Manufacturers Association (PCMA) has demanded the central bank to reduce the key interest rate to 5 per cent...
Oil refineries

Oil gains as govts pledge support amid coronavirus chaos

Oil prices rose on Friday as governments around the world pledged a huge injection of funds and other measures to limit the...
Oil refineries

Global oil refiners to deepen output cuts as coronavirus destroys demand

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI/SEOUL/HOUSTON: Oil refiners from Texas to Thailand are bracing for deeper output cuts, bruised by an unprecedented demand shock as more...

DG Cement temporarily suspends plant operations 

The DG Khan Cement Company Limited has decided to temporarily suspend the plant operations at sites of Kofli Sattai located in District...
SMEs

COVID-19: SCCI demands relief package for KP SMEs

PESHAWAR: Hailing the financial relief package announced by the premier to save businesses from the coronavirus impact, the business community in Khyber...

Textile exporters fear ‘severe liquidity crunch’, seek PM’s intervention

LAHORE: Textile exporters on Wednesday made an appeal to Prime Minister Imran Khan to intervene and ensure the suspension of sales tax...

Oil majors slash 2020 spending 18pc after prices slump

LONDON: The world’s biggest oil and gas companies are slashing spending this year following a collapse in oil prices driven by a...

Calls grow for govt to invoke force majeure in LNG deal with Qatar

ISLAMABAD: Amid slow demand for costly liquefied natural gas (LNG) deal due to lockdown in the country in the wake of fast...
Fuel transportation

Petro Division asks provincial govts to ensure smooth supply of fuel

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Energy's Petroleum Division on Tuesday asked the provincial chief secretaries to ensure movement of personnel and the equipment...