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Monday November 28, 2022
Syed Akhtar Ali
Syed Akhtar Ali

  • November 07, 2022

    Part - II: A winter without gas?

    Gas and electricity prices have become politically sensitive issues. The IMF compares prices in dollars, which shows that energy price hikes are...

  • November 05, 2022

    A winter without gas? Part - I

    Winter has almost arrived. There is usually a high gas demand in this season but gas shortages in the winter have become a norm in Pakistan. Local...

  • October 03, 2022

    A new power plan : Part - II

    The new Indicative Generation Capacity Expansion Plan mentions nuclear energy. The nuclear option is limited to the addition of one plant of...

  • October 01, 2022

    A new power plan : Part I

    The National Transmission and Despatch Company has released a new version of the Indicative Generation Capacity Expansion Plan . As the name...

  • August 22, 2022

    Petrol controversy

    It is advised that policymakers analyze and look into opportunities for price reduction

  • August 12, 2022

    Analysing petrol prices

    The highly volatile rupee-dollar exchange rate makes petrol prices’ analysis or comparisons quite difficult.

  • July 30, 2022

    Local but complicated

    International fuel prices have been increasing consistently for the last few months. The prices of imported coal have increased three times their...

  • July 23, 2022

    Planning for power

    At a time when the country is facing severe power shortages, talk about expanding electricity generation should attract people’s attention. The...

  • July 16, 2022

    A recurring winter’s tale

    Electricity supply issues among rising local energy costs – both at producers and consumers’ ends – combined with power plant defects, high...

  • July 02, 2022

    The rising oil prices

    In Pakistan, petroleum prices were raised yet again to Rs248.74 per litre for petrol and Rs 276.54 for diesel. This is the fourth time petroleum...