Polish Oil & Gas committed to contributing to Pakistan’s energy security

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Zubair Qureshi
Islamabad

Ambassador of Poland to Pakistan Maciej Pisarski along with a delegation of Polish Oil and Gas Company (POGC) called on Minister of State for Petroleum Dr. Musadik Malik at Petroleum Division and reaffirmed his country’s commitment to work with Pakistan in the energy sector.

The ambassador termed the oil and gas partnership as the jewel in the crown of Pak-Polish relationship and expressed his hopes for this visit and reiterated Poland’s interest in investing and developing the oil and gas sector in Pakistan.

The visiting Polish delegation is headed by Robert Perkowski Vice President & Chief Operating Officer and Artur Cieślik, Vice President of the Management Board.

The minister welcomed the Polish ambassador and discussed areas of mutual interest. He further highlighted Pakistan’s interest in benefitting from Poland’s technical expertise in the oil and gas sector. Poland is among the pioneers of petroleum exploration in Europe.

Malik said the government was committed to providing all possible assistance and facilitation to Polish companies for smooth operation and to ensure continued investment from Poland.

PGNiG Group’s management has always recognized the government of Pakistan as well as its officials’ support for its operations in Pakistan, said Mr Robert. The PGNiG he said hoped the investment climate in Pakistan would improve and is committed to contribute to the country’s energy security.

PGNiG, also known as Polish Oil and Gas Company (POGC) has been operating in Pakistan since 1997 as a branch office of PGNiG Group Poland. It has on its credit the maiden tight gas reservoir discoveries of Pakistan which are being successfully developed.

 

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