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Collaboration of OGDCL & Gazprom for development and exploration of oil & gas

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A memorandum of understanding was signed between Oil and Gas Company Limited (OGDCL) and Gazprom International Russia for cooperation. The agreement was signed for using the latest technology in oil and gas exploration and development said, officials. Chief executive officers of both companies represented their companies. Russian delegation had paid a visit to Pakistan framework […]…Read More

Five more oil, gas discoveries

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources said oil and gas exploration companies had made five new discoveries during last four months, bringing the total number of finds to 98 in last four years. The discoveries made by oil and gas companies, including OGDCL PPL, MPCL, and OMV Pakistan, would produce 70 mmcfd […]…Read More

Health Benefits of Jojoba Oil

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article image Jojoba oil is obtained from the seeds of a plant Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba). It is about 50 % of seed by weight. In unrefined condition, it shows golden color with nutty smell but in refined condition, it is colorless and odorless. It is a stable oil due to its components triglycerides when compared with other vegetable oils. It is a part of many cosmetic products that are known as made up from natural ingredients. For example some products containing…Read More

Camelina Oil as an Emerging Biofuel

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article image According to the theory of Entropy, the world is going towards destruction process in every second of time. The Climate and Weather are changing rapidly for the previous two decades. Seasons are shifting, glaciers are melting sea level is increasing; the frequency of floods, tsunamis, and the population are increasing. The change in climate is only due the human activities like use of fuel and diesel which have increased the concentration of CO2, NO, and chlorofluorocarbons. We cannot stop…Read More

Safflower oil-safe and beneficial for health

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article image Human body requires essential nutrients through a quality diet. Oil is a basic part of human diet, as it is used in cooking etc. Quality of oil highly effects on health of human beings, because with the change in quality of oil, oil chemistry also varies. Low quality may contain nutrients which may cause body not to work properly. There are different sources of oil, but the source which is discussed in this topic is safflower. Kazakhstan ranks first among all the countries of world in…Read More

Perspective of Camelina sativaas-an oil seed crop

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article image Pakistan is a developing country. With the increasing population, the demand for edible oil increases day by day. In Pakistan cotton sunflower, rapeseed-mustard and canola are considered as major oilseed crops. Pakistan has been constantly and chronically deficient in its production. The country produce only 30% of edible oil and about 70% of the domestic requirements are met through import. Camelina is an important oil seed crop, which have high percentage of oil contents. Its oil is…Read More

OGDCL, PPL to start shale gas, oil pilot project

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) and Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) have been assigned to launch a pilot project to drill Shale gas and oil wells, said a senior official in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources. Following identification of massive resources of the Shale gas and oil in the country, he said, both the companies are making arrangements to launch the project at the earliest. "The pilot project will tap the natural fuel and…Read More

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64 new oil, gas discoveries marked 2 years

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 64 new oil and gas discoveries were registered in Pakistan during the last two years. According to an official, the government’s efforts to fulfil the country’s growing energy needs have started yielding results with adding 65 new oil and gas discoveries so far. However, a total of 227 wells have been drilled while 46 new petroleum exploration licenses were awarded, which was a record performance in the country’s history, he claimed. Similarly,…Read More

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The dynamics and potential of Oil Seeds in Pakistan

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article image IN PAKISTAN, there is less established cropping system for oilseed crops. Most of the area under major crops is situated in Indus basin. The major crops in the existing cropping system are wheat, cotton, rice and maize. However, some pockets for sunflower such as rice-sunflower-rice and cotton-sunflower-cotton are emerging. Currently, 0.754 million ha of the total cropped area are under oilseed crops are Sunflower Rapeseed - Mustard, Sesame, Groundnut, Linseed, Safflower, Soybean and…Read More