LNG: (Pakistan, Qatar finalise $16 billion LNG deal)


ISLAMABAD: Oil and Gas Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Pakistan has finalised a $ 16-billion liquefied natural gas deal with Qatar for a period of 15 years.

He stated this on the sidelines of an Asian ministerial energy roundtable in Doha, Qatar. Under the agreement, the first shipment is expected to reach Pakistan next month. The Minister said 1.5 million tons of LNG will be imported annually.