Supply vessels designed for deep sea oil, gas exploration reach Karachi


KARACHI: Supply vessels designed for exploration of oil and gas in deep sea arrived at Karachi on Saturday.

“Supply ships transporting equipment to “Mother of All Rigs” docked 230km off the Karachi coast for exploration of oil & gas arrived at KPT (Karachi Port Trust),” tweeted Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi.

“Best of luck to ExxonMobil & ENI when they start drilling. Let us all pray for a global discovery. From the looks of it, big news Inshallah.”

The oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil resumed operations in Pakistan in November this year after a hiatus of 27 years.

Exxon Mobil’s LNG Market Development Chairperson Emma Cochrane held a meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan on November 28 over the project.