Pakistan on the verge of discovering the largest ever gas and oil reserves of its history: Report

Pakistan on the verge of discovering the largest ever gas and oil reserves of its history: Report

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan is on the verge of discovering the largest ever oil and gas reserves of its history which as per PM Imran Khan claims are enough for the next 50 years.

ExxonMobil was reported at hinting billions of cubic feet of gas and oil barrels 230 km off coast Karachi.

Supply vessels specially designed for the deep sea exploration of oil and gas have reached Karachi Port Trust on Saturday.

Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi took the twitter to break the news, he wrote, “supply ships transporting equipment to “Mother of All Rigs” docked 230 km off the Karachi coast for exploration of oil and gas arrived at KPT.”

“Best of luck to ExxonMobil and ENI when they start drilling. Let us all pray for a global discovery. From the looks of it, big news Inshallah,” he further wrote.

In November, US oil and gas company ExxonMobil resumed operation in Pakistan after 27 years.

Supply ships transporting equipment to “Mother of All Rigs” docked 230km off the Karachi coast for exploration of oil & gas arrived at KPT. READ MORE: Economic zone to usher new era of development: KP CM link

Best of luck to ExxonMobil & ENI when they start drilling. Let us all pray for a global discovery. From the looks of it, big news Inshallah pic.twitter.com/2297id1AcJ link — Ali Haider Zaidi (@AliHZaidiPTI) December 28, 2018 link

A delegation from the ExxonMobil headed by LNG Market Development Chairperson Emma Cochrane called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on November 28 and informed him about the project.