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Pakistan’s oil and gas sector making a strong presence at Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference

Karachi, November 09, 2016 (PPI-OT): Pakistan is making a strong presence at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), one of the world’s most influential energy sector events, which is currently taking place from 7-10 November 2016 in the city’s National Exhibition Centre. The theme of the event is ‘Transitional Strategies for an Efficient and Resilient Energy Industry’ and is being held under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE. The event features 94,661 attendees including 8,555 registered delegates.

Pakistan’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources (MP and NR), Petroleum Institute of Pakistan (PIP) and leading oil and gas companies are featuring prominently in this event by setting up a grand Pakistan Pavilion. The theme of the Pakistan Pavilion is ‘Pakistan – A Land of Emerging Opportunities’. The esthetically created Pavilion is being set up to provide the delegates an excellent opportunity to network and explore new business opportunities, encourage foreign direct investment in the country, promote its Government’s investor friendly policies and consequently, boost its overall image internationally.

Participating Pakistani companies at the ADIPEC include Sui Southern Gas Company, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd., Pakistan State Oil, Pakistan Arab Refinery Company, Pakistan Petroleum Ltd., Mari Petroleum Company Ltd., Government Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd., Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd., Pakistan LNG Terminal Ltd., Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Oil and Gas Company Ltd., in addition to the MP and NR and PIP. The CEOs and top officials of these companies are representing their respective organizations at the Pakistan Pavilion and holding B2B meetings at the event.

On November 8, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources spoke at the Ministerial Panel Session entitled “Empowering Emerging Markets”. Jam Kamal Khan, Pakistan’s Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources and Zahid Muzaffar, Advisor MP and NR were also present at the occasion. Other ministers who shared the stage at the session included His Excellency, Suhail Mohamed Ali UAE’s Minister of Energy, Mr. Tarek El Molla, Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and Mr. Arcandra Tahar Indonesia’s Vice Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources.

ADIPEC is a yearly event which attracts over 8,500 delegates from world over including Ministers of Oil, Gas and Energy, CEOs from leading national and international oil companies, operating companies and service providers. The event is an excellent platform for sharing knowledge, experience and innovation related to the energy sector as well as future opportunities this sector offers.

For more information, contact:
Chief Manager (Media Relations)
Sui Southern Gas Company Limited (SSGC)
Corporate Communication Department (Media Relations)
ST-4/B, Block 14, Sir Shah Suleman Road,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99021773, +92-21-99021000
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Email: inayatullah@ssgc.com.pk, info@ssgc.com.pk
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