Pakistan Petroleum

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Type State-owned
Founded 1950[1]
Headquarters Karachi (Pakistan)
Key People Asim Khan (CEO)[2]
Products exploration and production of oil and natural gas

Global Snapshot

Pakistan Petroleum (PPL)'s shareholding is divided between the government (71%), the PPL Employees Empowerment Trust (7%) and private investors (22%).

Within Pakistan, the company operates six producing fields and holds a working interest in 13 partner-operated producing fields. The company contributes around 24 percent of the county's total natural gas supplies. PPL has also extended its operations internationally. As of 2012 it had an interest in a joint venture exploration license in Yemen, as well as having acquired an exploration block in Iraq.[3]

Global Operations by Country


Main article: Pakistan Petroleum Operations in Iraq


  1. "Overview" Pakistan Petroleum Limited, retrieved 6 December 2012.
  2. "Iraq, Pakistan Petroleum Sign Final Gas Deal" Natural Gas Asia, 6 November 2012.
  3. "Overview" Pakistan Petroleum Limited, retrieved 6 December 2012.