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  • China to build two RLNG terminals at Gwadar
    08-Nov-2016

    ISLAMABAD: In a major development, Pakistan has managed to get the two RLNG terminals deal at Gwadar done with China. With the change of the mode from built, own, operate and transfer (Boot) to engineering procurement construction-financing (EPC-F), the country will be exposed to a mammoth saving of one billion dollars in 25 years just in the head of tolling fee.   The RLNG terminals w ...
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  • TAPI gas pipeline consortium plans roadshows in November
    15-Oct-2016

    ISLAMABAD: A long-delayed pipeline project from Turkmenistan to Pakistan and India via Afghanistan is in the final stages of financing, and investor roadshows are due to be held next month, a Pakistani official involved in the project said on Friday.   Originating at the giant Galkynysh gas field in Turkmenistan, the $10 billion TAPI (Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India) pipe ...
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  • TAPI gas pipeline consortium plans investor roadshows in November
    14-Oct-2016

    A long-delayed pipeline project from Turkmenistan to Pakistan and India via Afghanistan is in the final stages of financing, and investor roadshows are due to be held next month, a Pakistani official said on Friday.   Head of Pakistan's state-owned Inter State Gas Systems (ISGS) Mobin Saulat told Reuters there was “significant progress” with the TAPI project and that in ...
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  • Management consultants for TAPI being shortlisted today
    27-Aug-2016

    Islamabad - The partner countries of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project are meeting today (Saturday) in United Arab Emirates (UAE), which is also the main office of project, to shortlist the companies for the project management consultants, it was learnt reliably here.   The Interstate Gas System (ISGS) has received offer for the execution of Afghanistan po ...
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  • Pakistani gas company set to emerge as key player on world energy map
    14-Aug-2016

    ISLAMABAD: Inter State Gas Systems (ISGS), a company established by the government to work on gas import projects, is striving to secure energy resources to make Pakistan self-sufficient and it is expected to emerge as a key player on the world’s energy map after regional pipeline projects are executed. Pakistan is eyeing gas imports from countries holding vast deposits and has en ...
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  • China to build two RLNG terminals at Gwadar
    08-Nov-2016
    ISLAMABAD: In a major development, Pakistan has managed to get the two RLNG terminals deal at Gwadar done with China. With the change of the mode from built, own, operate and transfer (Boot) to engineering procurement construction-financing (EPC-F), the country will be exposed to a mammoth saving of one billion dollars in 25 years just in the head of tolling fee.   The RLNG terminals w ...
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  • TAPI gas pipeline consortium plans roadshows in November
    15-Oct-2016
    ISLAMABAD: A long-delayed pipeline project from Turkmenistan to Pakistan and India via Afghanistan is in the final stages of financing, and investor roadshows are due to be held next month, a Pakistani official involved in the project said on Friday.   Originating at the giant Galkynysh gas field in Turkmenistan, the $10 billion TAPI (Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India) pipe ...
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  • TAPI gas pipeline consortium plans investor roadshows in November
    14-Oct-2016
    A long-delayed pipeline project from Turkmenistan to Pakistan and India via Afghanistan is in the final stages of financing, and investor roadshows are due to be held next month, a Pakistani official said on Friday.   Head of Pakistan's state-owned Inter State Gas Systems (ISGS) Mobin Saulat told Reuters there was “significant progress” with the TAPI project and that in ...
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  • Management consultants for TAPI being shortlisted today
    27-Aug-2016
    Islamabad - The partner countries of Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project are meeting today (Saturday) in United Arab Emirates (UAE), which is also the main office of project, to shortlist the companies for the project management consultants, it was learnt reliably here.   The Interstate Gas System (ISGS) has received offer for the execution of Afghanistan po ...
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  • Pakistani gas company set to emerge as key player on world energy map
    14-Aug-2016
    ISLAMABAD: Inter State Gas Systems (ISGS), a company established by the government to work on gas import projects, is striving to secure energy resources to make Pakistan self-sufficient and it is expected to emerge as a key player on the world’s energy map after regional pipeline projects are executed. Pakistan is eyeing gas imports from countries holding vast deposits and has en ...
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  • TAPI gas pipeline investors to spend $200m on studies
    13-Apr-2016
    ASHGABAT: Share¬holders of a planned gas pipeline connecting Turk¬menistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) agreed on Thursday to invest $200 million in studies and engineering for the $10 billion project. Turkmenistan, which sits on the world’s fourth-largest gas reserves, started building its section of the 1,814-kilometre (1,127-mile) link, designed to ease its depend ...
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  • TurkmenGaz to take stake in gas pipeline to Afghanistan, Pakistan, India
    12-Aug-2015
    http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/08/12/pakistan-gas-idUSL3N10N4N320150812 Aug 12 Turkmenistan's national gas company has agreed to take a 51 percent stake in a consortium seeking to build a long-planned gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, an official involved in the project said on Wednesday. TurkmenGaz is in talks with two other companies over potentia ...
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  • After nuclear deal, Pakistan and Iran seek to increase trade
    11-Aug-2015
    Pakistan is in the final stages of negotiating a deal to increase its electricity imports from Iran tenfold, a government spokesman said Tuesday, part of a push to boost trade if sanctions relating to Iran’s nuclear programme are phased out. Pakistan’s trade with Iran, worth $1.3 billion in the financial year 2008-9, plummeted to $217 million dollars in the 2013-4 financial yea ...
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  • Turkmengaz to lead TAPI pipeline consortium
    07-Aug-2015
    http://www.dawn.com/news/1198829 ASHGABAT: Officials in energy-rich Turkmenistan announced on Thursday that state company Turkmengaz will lead the consortium for a 1800-kilometre-long pipeline carrying gas from the former Soviet state to energy-hungry India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The decision, which was reached unanimously at a meeting of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAP ...
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  • 22ND Steering Committee Meeting in Ashgabat
    06-Aug-2015
    The 22nd Steering Committee meeting of the TAPI gas pipeline project was held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on 6th August, 2015. The Pakistani delegation was led by the Federal Minister of Petroleum, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbassi. The Minister of State, Mr. Jam Kamal and MD, ISGS, were also part of the delegation. The meeting appreciated the steady but important progress being made by the project. ...
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  • Turkmen Vice Prime Minister visits Pakistan
    03-Aug-2015
    The Vice Prime Minister of Turkmenistan, Mr. Baymurat Hujamuhammedov visited Pakistan on a day long visit today. The Vice Premier arrived as a Special Envoy of the Turkmen President and held a wide range of discussions, most importantly on the TAPI gas pipeline project, during his visit. The Vice Prime Minister held a bilateral meeting with the Federal Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resou ...
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  • Pakistan to sign 15 year deal to import gas from Qatar - official
    29-Jul-2015
    http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/07/29/pakistan-qatar-gas-idUKL3N1094MA20150729 Pakistan will sign a deal next month to import gas shipments from Qatar for the next 15 years, a top Pakistani energy official said Wednesday, an agreement that should help tackle Pakistan's chronic gas shortages. The flexible contract will allow Pakistan to import between 200 and 400 million standard cubi ...
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  • Iran deal fuels tussle for gas pipelines in Pakistan
    24-Jul-2015
    http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailNews.php?StoryText=24_07_2015_010_003    
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  • TASA Meeting in Dubai
    09-Jul-2015
    The Transaction Advisory Services meeting of the TAPI gas pipeline company was held in Dubai from 7th to 9th July 2015. Mr. Mobin Saulat, MD, ISGS, headed the Pakistani delegation. The meeting reviewed important aspects of the TAPI gas pipeline projects and resolved to take the project forward. 
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  • 20th Steering Committee Meeting of the TAPI Gas Pipeline Project, February 11, 2015.
    11-Feb-2015
    The 20th Steering Committee Meeting of the TAPI Gas Pipeline Project was held in Islamabad on 11th February, 2015. The meeting was attended by Honorable Ministers from all four countries and a senior delegation from the Asian Development Bank. Federal Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources, H.E. Shahid Khaqan Abbassi welcomed counterparts from Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and India and the ...
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  • 28th TAPI Technical Working Group-TWG, February 10, 2015.
    10-Feb-2015
    The 28th Technical Working Group (TWG) of the TAPI Gas Pipeline Project met on the 10th of February, 2015 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The meeting was attended by representatives from all four participating countries and a delegation from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Mr. Mobin Saulat, Managing Director, Inter State Gas Systems Pvt. Ltd. who also serves as Chairman of the BOD, TAPI Gas Pipelin ...
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  • Pakistani to Head Gas Pipeline Firm Board
    23-Nov-2014
    ISLAMABAD: The managing director of Inter-State Gas Systems of Pakistan, Mobin Saulat, has been appointed chairman Board of Directors of Tapi Pipeline Company Limited (TPCL).    The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) is also known as the Trans-Afghanistan natural gas pipeline project.   Mr Saulat’s appointment was decided in a meeting of the board held in ...
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  • 19th Steering Committee Meeting of TAPI Natural Gas Pipeline Project
    20-Nov-2014
    The 19th Steering Committee Meeting of the TAPI gas pipeline project was convened in Ashgabat this Thursday, 20th November 2014. The Pakistani delegation was headed by the Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Mr. Jam Kamal Khan. The delegation also included MD ISGS, Mr. Mobin Saulat.    Delegation from participating countries and a team of Asian Develop ...
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  • ECC approves 700km LNG pipeline project
    03-Oct-2014
    ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet on Thursday approved construction of 700km Gwadar-Nawabshah pipeline to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG). The pipeline would also facilitate Iran-Pakistan pipeline project if international sanctions on Tehran go. The meeting presided over by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar approved the Gwadar-Nawabshah LNG Terminal and Pipel ...
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  • MD’s Interview with Agence France Presse (AFP)
    29-Sep-2014
    Total tempted by ambitious TAPI Asian pipeline project By AFP Published: September 28, 2014   One of major hurdles is how to lay pipeline in Balochistan province which has a history of blowing up pipelines? DESIGN: FAIZAN DAWOOD ISLAMABAD: French firm Total is working behind the scenes to take the lead on an ambitious pipeline connecting Central and South Asia, sources ...
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  • Pakistan LNG Outlook Meeting
    12-Aug-2014
    A two day Pakistan LNG Outlook Meeting kicked was held in Islamabad from 11th-12th August 2014. The expert level discussions were held between FACTS Global Energy (FGE) and the Pakistani team comprising MD PSO, MD ISGS and MD SSGC. The two meeting discussed important and core issues in the LNG markets and Pakistan’s position vis a vis LNG Imports. Both parties held important discussion ...
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  • Chinese Delegation Visit ISGS Head Office
    16-Jul-2014
    A Chinese delegation visited the ISGS Head Office for a two day meeting today. The delegation comprised of high ranking officials from China Petroleum Pipeline Bureau and Kingland Pipeline and Technology Co. Ltd. The delegation was led by Mr. Gao Jian Guo, Vice President of CPP and GM of South East Asia- East Asia Pipeline (CPPSEAP) and Mr. Shen Gan Rong, President and GM of Kingland Technolo ...
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  • 18th Steering Committee Meeting of TAPI Natural Gas Pipeline Project
    08-Jul-2014
    The 18th Steering Committee Meeting of the TAPI gas pipeline project was held in Ashgabat. The meeting was attended by delegation from partner countries and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Pakistani delegation was lead by the Honorable Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbassi and other senior officials including MD, ISGS, Mr. Mobin Saulat.   ADB app ...
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  • Visit of LSE Students to ISGS Head Office
    27-Mar-2014
    A group of students from the London School of Economics visited ISGS Head Office on March 27th, 2014. The students, with backgrounds in International Relations, Environment Sciences and Management, are on a study trip to Pakistan. The students were given a brief presentation on projects and activities of the company. This was followed by an interactive session. The visiting students expressed ...
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  • TAPI Transaction Advisory Services Meeting, 26-27 February 2014, Dubai
    13-Mar-2014
    A meeting among TAPI Parties and Transaction Advisor was held in Dubai during 26-27 February 2014 to discuss Transaction Advisor recommendation for jurisdiction for establishment of Pipeline Consortium. During the meeting Transaction Advisor updates TAPI Parties on the progress of Transaction Advisor work.
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  • TAPI 25th Technical Working Group (TWG) Meeting, 27th February 2014 Dubai
    13-Mar-2014
    The 25th Technical Working Group (TWG) Meeting was held in Dubai on 27 February 2014 to finalize the Operations Agreement among the Parties. The representatives of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) attended the meeting. 
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  • Public Notice
    09-Jun-2013
    Environment Department Government of Sindh SEIA Report
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  • IP Ground Breaking
    11-Mar-2013
    The ground breaking of the Iran Pakistan Gas Pipeline was performed at Gabd, near the Pakistan-Iran border today. The historic IP project was inaugurated by the H.E. President Asif Ali Zardari and his Iranian counterpart, H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Ahmedinejad. Both the dignitaries were joined by senior officials from Iran and Pakistan. Delegations from Qatar, Oman, UAE and Turkmenistan also attended t ...
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  • Managing Director’s Speech at PIP’s Seminar
    10-Oct-2012
    The Managing Director, Mr. Mobin Saulat, spoke at a Seminar organized by the Pakistan Institute of Petroleum.  The Seminar was on the “Achievements of the Oil and Gas Sector of Pakistan”   and was held at the OGDCL House, Islamabad. Dr. Asim Hussain, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Petroleum and Natural Resources, delivered the opening address and was the Chief Gue ...
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  • TAPI Road Shows in Singapore-New York-London
    26-Sep-2012
    With the aim to meet the potential project sponsor for participating in the TAPI Pipeline Project, three (3) road shows are organized between 11thand 20thSeptember 2012 in Singapore, New York City and London. The first and second parts of the roadshows were held in Singapore on 11th September 2012, and in New York on 13th and 14th September 2012, respectively, while the third part ended in ...
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  • TAPI TWG Meeting, Ashgabat
    06-Aug-2012
    The 18th TWG (Technical Working Group) meeting was held in Ashgabat during 2nd-3rd August 2012. The meeting was attended by representatives from Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Discussions regarding finalization of road shows and other important matters related to the project also came up for discussion.
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  • Pakistan- Iran hold energy talks
    19-Jul-2012
    An Iranian delegation led by Dr. Ahmad Khalidi, Deputy Minister for Internal Affairs to Minister of Petroleum, Islamic Republic of Iran, visited Pakistan on a three day official visit. The delegation was in Islamabad for a meeting of the two countries Joint Working Group on Energy. The Pakistani delegation was led by Mr. Abid Saeed, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Reso ...
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  • TAPI GSPA Signed
    23-May-2012
    The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) Project crossed important milestones when Pakistan and Turkmenistan signed the Gas Sales & Purchase Agreement (GSPA) at the Caspian Resort of Avaza, Turkmenistan on 23rd May, 2012. Mr. Mobin Saulat, Managing Director, Inter State Gas Systems (Pvt) Limited signed the agreement on behalf of Pakistani side. Honorable Minister for Petroleum ...
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  • TAPI Transit Talks, Islamabad
    19-Apr-2012
    A trilateral meeting between Afghanistan, Pakistan and India on transit fee for the TAPI project was held in Islamabad from 16th-17th April 2012. The Afghan side was led by Deputy Minister, Mines, Dr. Mustafa Mastoor where as the Indian side was represented by Mr. Sudhir Bhargava, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. The delegation was hosted by Mr. Ejaz Chaudhry, Secr ...
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  • Visit to India: Asia Gas Partnership Summit/ TAPI Discussions
    10-Apr-2012
    A Pakistani delegation led by Secretary MPNR visited New Delhi, India from 21st-25th March 2012. Mr. Mobin Saulat, Managing Director, ISGS and Mr. Muhammad Nasir Chaudhry, Asst. Manager Media were part of the Pakistani delegation. Aside from participating in the Asia Gas Partnership Summit, the MD was part of the team that conducted in depth negotiations over the TAPI projects and trade in pe ...
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  • Visit of Pakistani delegation to Russia
    10-Apr-2012
    Mr. Abid Saeed, Additional Secretary, MPNR led an expert level delegation to Russia. The Managing Director was also part of the delegation. The visit was from the 2nd-5th April 2012. The visit was a follow up to an earlier visit by Foreign Minister, Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar. Besides, presentations and discussions over the IP pipeline, trade and investment in the energy sector also came up for di ...
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  • Pakistan-Turkmenistan bilateral meeting on TAPI GSPA
    28-Oct-2011
    Pakistan-Turkmenistan bilateral meeting on TAPI GSPA held during 25th-26th October 2011 in Islamabad. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Asim Hussain, honorable Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources. Meeting was also attended by Mr. Ejaz Chaudhry, Secretary Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources. Both sides discussed GSPA matters and project development. The two sides expressed fi ...
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  • 14TH MEETING OF TAPI STEERING COMMITTEE HELD DURING 20TH-21ST SEPTEMBER 2011, ASHGABAT
    25-Sep-2011
    To move forward on TAPI project, the 14th Meeting of Steering Committee was held in Ashgabat during 20th-21st September 2011. The Steering Committee is a ministerial committee represented by respective petroleum ministers of the Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. However, keeping in view the tight timelines of the GSPA signing, negotiations on gas price and important agenda such ...
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  • IP GSPA Coordination Committee meeting held during 21st-22nd September 2011, Islamabad
    23-Sep-2011
    3rd meeting of IP GSPA Coordination Committee held during 21st-22nd September 2011, Islamabad. The meeting was participated by GSPA counterparties i.e. ISGS from Pakistan and NIGEC from Iranian side. The meeting was also attended by representatives from MPNR. Both sides discuss emergent matters related to GSPA and project implementation and expressed their satisfaction on project progress on ...
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  • 15th meeting of TAPI Technical Working Group (TWG) took place at Dubai
    03-Aug-2011
    The 15th Meeting of TAPI Technical Working Group (TWG) was held on 28th July 2011 in Dubai to discuss the GSPA issues outstanding from previous TWG meetings. A considerable milestone has been achieved as TAPI Parties have been able to settle all major outstanding issues of the GSPA. Pakistan delegation was led by Mr. Mobin Saulat, Acting MD ISGS and comprised Syed Kamran Ali, DGM (Technical) ...
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  • 14th meeting of TAPI Technical Working Group (TWG) held in Manila
    07-Jun-2011
    The 14th meeting of TWG was held in Manila during 30th May - 3rd June 2011 to finalize the Gas Sales and Purchase Agreement (GSPA). The meeting was attended by representatives of Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and Asian Development Bank (ADB). Pakistan delegation was headed by Rashid Bashir Mazari, Joint Secretary, MPNR, comprising representatives of ISGS and MPNR.
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  • 13th Meeting of TAPI Steering Committee and 13th meeting of TAPI Technical Working Group (TWG) took place at New Delhi, India
    02-May-2011
    The 13th meeting of TAPI Steering Committee was held on 28th April 2011 at New Delhi, India. The meeting was attended by Petroleum Ministers of four countries i.e. Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Also present were representatives from respective commercial entities of the four countries and ADB. The Steering Committee reviewed overall progress on the project and resolved for ti ...
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  • 12th meeting of TAPI Technical Working Group (TWG) held in Islamabad
    28-Mar-2011
    The 12th meeting of TWG was held in Islamabad during 23rd - 25th March 2011 to finalize the Gas Sales and Purchase Agreement (GSPA). The meeting was attended by representatives of Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and Asian Development Bank (ADB). Pakistan delegation was headed by Dr. Zafar Iqbal Qadir, Additional Secretary, MPNR, comprising representatives of ISGS and MPNR.
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  • 11th meeting of TAPI Technical Working Group (TWG) held in Singapore
    09-Mar-2011
    The 11h meeting of TWG was held in Singapore during 5th and 7th March 2011 to finalize the Gas Sales and Purchase Agreement (GSPA) with target signature at the end of April 2011. The representatives of Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and Asian Development Bank (ADB) attended the meeting. Pakistan delegation was headed by Dr. Zafar Iqbal Qadir, Additional Secretary, MPNR, comprisi ...
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  • Iran-Pakistan held bilateral meeting on IP project
    11-Jan-2011
    A bilateral meeting between Iran and Pakistan held on 9th January 2011 in Tehran. Both sides reviewed the progress on the project and held productive discussions on bilateral matters. Pakistan side was represented by Managing Director ISGS, Hilal A. Raza and Mr. Mobin Saulat, CFO ISGS. Both sides expressed satisfaction on overall progress on the project and vowed the resolve for early imple ...
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  • TAPI Summit Held during 11th-14th December 2010, Ashgabat
    17-Dec-2010
    TAPI Summit Held during 11th - 14th December 2010, Ashgabat. Quadruple handshake and enthusiastic applause marked the signing of a four-nation agreement on 11th December 2010 to build a gas pipeline for supply of gas from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. TAPI – Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India gas pipeline project – moved right to the threshold of realit ...
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  • FIRST MEETING OF IRAN-PAKISTAN GAS SALE AND PURCHASE AGREEMENT (IP GSPA) COORDINATION COMMITTEE (29 – 30 SEPTEMBER, 2010)
    04-Oct-2010
    . First meeting of IP GSPA Coordination Committee was held during 29-30 September, 2010, at Islamabad. The Coordination Committee is set up under GSPA of Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline project to monitor the progress on the implementation of the project and to ensure that both sides achieve the project implementation as per agreed timeframe. Both sides reviewed the progress made so far by both ...
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  • Pakistan and Iran signed IP GSPA Effective Date Confirmation Letter
    14-Jun-2010
    Pakistan and Iran on 13th June 2010 signed the IP GSPA Effective Date Confirmation Letter, formally recording the effectiveness of the IP GSPA. As agreed under clause 14(Conditions Precedent) of the IP GSPA that upon successfully completion of the Conditions Precedent (CPs), the GSPA Parties shall exchange Effective Date Confirmation Letter, the Effective Date Confirmation Letter has accordi ...
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  • Iran-Pakistan Gas Project sovereign guarantee agreement signed
    02-Jun-2010
    Pakistan and Iran on Friday, 28th May 2010, executed a sovereign guarantee agreement for Iran-Pakistan Gas pipeline project. The sovereign guarantee is GOP performance guarantee on behalf of ISGS. The guarantee was signed by Mr. S. Reza Kasaeizadeh, Managing Director National Iranian Oil Company from Iran and Mr. Irshad Kaleemi, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources on ...
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  • Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project-Pakistan and Iran Signed Heads of Agreement (HOA) and Operations Agreement (OA) on 16th March 2010
    17-Mar-2010
    Pakistan and Iran signed HOA and OA for Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project on 16th March 2010 in Turkey. The agreements are signed by Interstate Gas Systems (ISGS) from Pakistan side while from Iranian side the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is the counter Party. Pakistan delegation headed by Secretary Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources included Managing Director ISGS, GM(Financ ...
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  • Pakistan Technical Level Delegation Visited Iran During 1st -3rd December 2009 To Hold Talks on GSPA Conditions Precedent (CPs)
    07-Dec-2009
    A Pakistan delegation headed by Joint Secretary (Development), MPNR and comprising ISGS officials recently visited Iran during 1st - 3rd December 2009 and held discussions on the GSPA CPs including the Heads of Agreement (HOA) Both sides had been able to achieve consensus on most of the issues of HOA. Further few issues, primarily relating to transportation and transit of gas to India, have ...
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  • Pakistan and Iran Initial Operations Agreement
    03-Sep-2009
    An Iranian delegation visited Pakistan during 31st August - 3rd September 2009 for discussions on the IP gas pipeline Operations Agreement. After four days of extensive negotiations, the Operations Agreement was initialed the on 3rd September 2009 and was frozen to be signed by the counterparties at mutually agreed date. Iran-Pakistan Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement (GSPA) envisage completing ...
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  • 9TH MEETING OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE/SUB-COMMITTEE OF THE ECC, held August 22, 2009
    22-Aug-2009
    The 9th Meeting of the Steering Committee/Sub-Committee of the ECC, held on 22nd August 2009 in PSO House Karachi. The meeting was presided over by Mr. Naveed Qamar, Minister for Petroleum & Natural Resources. The meeting was attended by Finance Minister Mr. Shaukat Tarin, Mr. Aslam Raisani Chief Minister Balochistan, Federal Finance Secretary, Petroleum Secretary, Chief Secretary Sindh, ...
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  • 8th Meeting of the Steering Committee/Sub-Committee of ECC on gas import projects held on 9th July 2009
    09-Jul-2009
    The 8th Meeting of the Steering Committee/Sub-Committee of ECC on gas import projects held on 9th July 2009 to review the progress on the project management strategy and related issues. A detailed summary containing the overall project management strategy, project structure, financing etc and options for alternative route through sea were tabled by ISGS/MPNR for policy guidelines. The commi ...
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  • PM briefed on progress on IPI
    04-Jul-2009
    A detailed presentation was given to the Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on the progress on IPI project. The meeting was held on 4th July 2009 and PM while reviewing the progress on the project, expressed his satisfaction and directed ISGS/Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources to expedite the progress on the project for early completion. Advisor to the Prime Minister on Petroleum ...
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  • Gas accord with Iran signed
    05-Jun-2009
    Pakistan and Iran signed on Saturday, 5th June 2009, the GSPA in Istanbul, Turkey. Mr. Raza Kasaeizadeh, the chairman of the NIOC, and Syed Hassan Nawab, Managing Director of ISGS, from Pakistan side, signed the documents. The agreement has been signed in a third country because it is governed by French law, denying any advantage to Iran or Pakistan in case of any dispute. Under the GSPA, Ira ...
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  • Cabinet gives go-ahead for signing of GSPA
    03-Jun-2009
    Federal Cabinet on Wednesday, 3rd June 2009, accorded approval and authorized the ISGS/Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources for formal signing of agreement with the Iranian government. Earlier, counterparties, ISGS from Pakistan side and NIOC from Iranian side, initialed the GSPA on 24th June 2009 for formal approval on signing by their respective authorities.
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  • Pakistan and Iran sign IPI gas pipeline accord
    24-May-2009
    President Asif Ali Zardari and his Iranian counterpart Dr Mahmood Ahmadinejad on Sunday, 24th May 2009, signed an Intergovernmental Framework Declaration (IGFD) to support within the framework of their respective laws and regulations, the gas deal signed by the oil ministries of the respective countries. On the same day, the Gas Sale Purchase Agreement (GSPA) was initialed by the Managing Di ...
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