PM stresses for technology use in oil, gas sectors

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad

Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday called for utilizing technology in the oil and gas sector to reduce prices and increase foreign exchange through plugging the wastage by doing away with the traditional methods.
Chairing a meeting to discuss the enhancement of exploration, and discovery of oil and gas in the country, the prime minister said the prevailing energy challenges necessitated a well-coordinated and comprehensive strategy.
Federal ministers Omar Ayub Khan and Shibli Faraz, Special Assistant to the PM Nadeem Babar and senior officers attended the meeting.
The prime minister said the enforcement of Exploration and Production Management System would help utilizing oil and gas reserves costing lesser resources. The system would also reduce burden on the national kitty, besides helping to provide oil and gas to the consumers at reduced prices.