Sedative Electricity Reforms

The current electricity strategy pursued by the Government under the garb of reforms is not in the best interest of the sector....

Everyone aboard the solar express?

You would think that the announcement from any government anywhere in the world that they were installing 10,000 MW of solar energy...

Going the Thar route

After decades of policy shifts on the energy front, will Pakistan go towards domestic coal to avoid the bloodbaths of the spot markets?

Is a deregulated petroleum market the way to go ?

In a recent turn of events, sources have told Profit that the government is considering deregulating the petroleum, oil and lubricant market....

NEPRA’s CSR award ceremony comes under fire

ISLAMABAD: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) Member Sindh Rafique Ahmad Shaikh on Wednesday raised serious objections over a Corporate Social Responsibility...

Cnergyico leaps ahead of Shell and Total to become largest private-sector fuel retailer

The acquisition of Puma Energy Pakistan means that they are now the second largest fuel retailer after state-owned PSO

NEPRA jacks up power prices by Rs4.3 per unit

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) announced on Thursday that it has allowed a Rs4.3 per unit increase in power...

How do petrol pumps make money?

After all of the hullabaloo surrounding the increase in margins, how does the petrol pump business model even work?

LNG 101: What is LNG, and how is it priced and traded?

n the first part of Profit’s LNG classes, we explain the basics of what LNG is and why it costs as much as it does

Power tariff goes up by Rs1.65 per unit

ISLAMABAD - The government on Monday increased the electricity tariff, which it had put on hold in April, by Rs1.65 per unit...

CPPA seeks hike in power price by Rs1.47 per unit

ISLAMABAD: Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA) has asked the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) to approve an increase in the price...

What is Hascol hiding?

The petroleum company is trying to erase its history. But with billions of rupees missing, auditors resigning, and law enforcement agencies taking unprecedented interest, that is proving to be a little difficult

Pakistan hires banks for three-tranche dollar bond sale

DUBAI: Pakistan has hired a group of banks to arrange investor calls ahead of a triple-tranche sale of US dollar-denominated bonds, a...

Govt set to impose additional surcharges on power consumers 

Cabinet okays introduction of ordinance to further amend NEPRA Act

1,100MW K-2 nuclear power plant connected to national grid

Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) has connected the much-awaited 1,100MW Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-2 (K-2) to the national grid. In a statement,...