KARACHI PPL hosted a Special Session on 'Exploiting Shale Gas in Pakistan ahead of the SPE-PAPG Annual Technical Conference. The session, a first of its kind in the country, drew high-level participation from government representatives and management and technical staff of leading local and international E&P companies, including overseas delegates, says a press release. Welcoming the participants, MD of PPL Asim Murtaza Khan highlighted the significance of the session in not only bringing shale gas exploration on the countrys E&P map but also encouraging participation by leading international E&P players.