LAHORE - Pakistan Petroleum Limited has clarified a news titled ‘PPL bypasses rules in awarding contract’ published in The Nation on September 4, 2014 edition.

A press release said PPL is a leading oil and gas exploration and production public sector organization aggressively engaged in mitigating the energy crisis being faced by the country. PPL is well aware of the importance and sanctity of public procurement processes and is known for its professional integrity and transparency. “PPL takes strong exception to the baseless and malicious allegations levelled by SPEC Energy DMCC against PPL which are aimed at derailing a project of national importance. We have addressed the specific allegations in our reply to the legal notice, shall forcefully defend the company’s position and reserve the right to take legal action against any defamation of the company.”