Pakistan offshore reserves are so large that country will no longer need to import oil

Pakistan offshore reserves are so large that country will no longer need to import oil
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ISLAMABAD - Minister for Petroleum Omar Ayub Khan and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Nadeem Babar visited the site of drilling off the Karachi coast to review the work pace.

The two visited Indus G-Block called Kekra-I at Karachi coast and reviewed the ongoing drilling work. They appreciated the pace of the drilling, which has entered its final stage, *Radio Pakistan* reported.

Earlier in March, Prime Minister Imran Khan shared that Pakistan is expected to find oil reserves in the sea near Karachi. He added that if the reserves are found, then the nation might not even be in need of importing oil.

“We are hopeful of finding large reserves of gas and oil in the sea near Karachi. The nation should pray for this and I will soon share good news regarding this.

God willing the reserves will be so large that we will not need to import any oil,” he said, adding that soon the nation will get ‘good news’.

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