The pioneer of the natural gas industry in the country, Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) has been a frontline player in the energy sector since the mid-1950s. As a major supplier of natural gas, PPL today contributes over 20 per cent of the country’s total natural gas supplies besides producing crude oil, NGL and LPG.
PPL operates 12 producing fields across the country at Sui (Pakistan’s largest gas field), Adhi, Kandhkot, Chachar, Mazarani, Adam, Adam West, Shadadpur, Shahdadpur West, Shahdadpur East, Zafir and Fazal and holds working interest in 18 partner-operated fields. As a major stakeholder in securing a safe energy future for the country, PPL pursues an aggressive exploration agenda aimed at enhancing hydrocarbon recovery and replenishing reserves.
PPL together with its subsidiaries has a portfolio of 47 exploration assets of which the company operates 28, including one contract in Iraq, while 19 blocks, comprising three offshore leases in Pakistan and two onshore concessions in Yemen, are operated by joint venture partners.