Recently many news sources and websites have reported that Government of Pakistan is considering deregulation of Petrol and Diesel prices. In fact the date that is set for deregulation is November 1, 2022. This will mean that Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) like Shell, PSO, Total, Attock Petroleum and all others will be able to set Petroleum Product prices themselves. As for now Govt of Pakistan sets the prices of Petrol and High Speed Diesel etc. After prices are deregulated all OMCs including the Govt’s own Pakistan State Oil (PSO) will themselves set the petrol prices. Currently a Government owned Petroleum Regulatory Body called “Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA)” sets the prices of major petroleum products specially Petrol and High […]
In response to the price change summery by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), the finance ministry have made following changes to the prices of different petroleum items. Petrol price was decreased by Rs. 0.25 per litter, Diesel Price was decreased by Rs. 2.40, light speed Diesel price was decreased by Rs. 2.90 and kerosene oil price was decreased by Rs. 0.90 or 90 Paisas Per litter. Hence after all these changes the petroleum prices of December 2019 were set to figures as follows in Pakistani Rupees. Petrol: 113.99 Diesel: 125.1 Light Speed Diesel: 82.43 Kerosene Oil: 96.35 What do you feel about these recent petroleum price changes?, do not forget to share your thoughts in comment section below.
Few days back while recommending the petroleum prices for March 2016 OGRA (Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority), had recommended the 8.48 Rs decrease in price of petrol, which eventually have been approved by government today. The new price of petrol is set to Rs. 62.77 per liter. The price of High Speed Diesel (HSD) was also reduced by 4.67 per liter by setting it to the Rs. 71.12 per liter. Light Diesel price was also Reduced by Rs. 1.97. Also, OGRA had recommended the increase of Rs. 1.66 in prices of Kerosene oil, which was not approved, resulting in no change in prices of Kerosene oil. Reduction of all the prices was resulted by dropping prices of petroleum products in […]
As per trend, last few months as well, the petroleum prices declined in international market. Pakistan’s Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) also recommended that Pakistan can reduce petrol and diesel prices by at least six rupees. Now OGRA is main authority which recommends the petroleum prices in Pakistan, so when it is say we can reduce price by 6 rupees or more, we absolutely have margin to do that. Normally, when OGRA decides a price and it goes to Prime Minister office for approval, it is accepted as it is. But this time our beloved PM Nawaz Sharif chose not to pass on the benefit to people of Pakistan, so instead of accepting the OGRA’s price reduction of 6 […]
Today I came across a video which is making quite a buzz out there. It is story of lawyer who used to travel in his private car earlier. But not few months ago when CNG (Compress Natural Gas) was closed down, according to him he ditched his car and Purchased a motor bike to save the traveling expenses. Now as the petrol shortage prevailed in all cities of Punjab and overall in Pakistan, he was not able to get petrol for his motor bike. He downgraded to a bicycle, to save himself the headache of going after the petrol. He also advised other to take this step, which according to him is a healthy step and will save people the […]