Pakistan Looks To Qatari LNG From 2015

In an effort to ease its ever-growing energy crisis, Pakistan has cast its eye toward Qatar in the hope of securing 200mn cfd of LNG imports from end-2015.

To date, Pakistan does not have any LNG import infrastructure. But the country’s Petroleum Minister Shahid Khan Abbasi says steady progress is being made on a new terminal, which he expects will be completed by the middle of next year.

A Qatari delegation traveled to Karachi on 13 May to meet with officials from Pakistan’s state-run Interstate Gas Systems (ISGS), Pakistan State Oil and privately run Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) in order to iron out the conditions of a deal. (CONTINUED - 297 WORDS)