Shell to strategically expand operations in the Pakistani market, as per a report.
Royal Dutch Shell James Hall—Vice President, Government Relations and Global Advisory and the MD/CEO of Shell Pakistan Limited—Haroon Rashid called on to Omar Ayub Khan—the federal minister for Energy at the Petroleum Division on Tuesday.
Hall explained to the minister regarding the Royal Dutch Shell’s area of operations in the South Asian region with a focus on the present and future plans in Pakistan.
He emphasized on the unequivocal commitment of Shell International for meeting the demands of not just Pakistan in terms of energy but also the growing energy demand of the world in environmentally, socially and economically responsible ways.
Shell Pakistan was also the second-largest Oil marketing firm in the nation and is aimed at becoming the best energy firm in Pakistan.
Haroon Rashid briefed on some of the major areas of operations in Pakistan which includes in the business to business, lubricants, supply, trading, aviation and retail sectors.
He also briefed about the retail network of Shell Pakistan which is strategically located at 780 or more sites being the cause of direct, indirect employment opportunities and is being a market leader in the lubricant market of Pakistan.
The minister lauded the commitment of Shell to Pakistan and its intent to expand its operations in the Pakistani market.
Omar Ayub shared a brief overview of the energy mix of Pakistan and how the incumbent government plans to diversify and surge the share of the renewable in the complete energy mix.
He also discussed the suggested areas of investment in the energy sector of Pakistan which includes the LNG, supply, retail and trading.
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