FATA gas reserves estimated at 20 billion cubic feet: Report

FATA gas reserves estimated at 20 billion cubic feet: Report
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The government has awarded licenses to eight companies for exploration of oil and gas in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

Sources of FATA Secretariat told our Peshawar correspondent that geo physical seismic survey has been completed in several areas including North Waziristan and Orakzai agencies.

They said work on drilling wells for oil and gas will be initiated shortly.

According to an estimate, the tribal belt has more than twenty billion cubic feet natural gas reserves.

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