LAHORE (PR): The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) held a public hearing on Tuesday in Karachi on the applications filed by Elengy Terminal Pakistan Limited (ETPL) for the grant of license to undertake regulated activities related to liquefied natural gas (LNG) at Port Qasim, Karachi and for the grant of license for the transmission of natural gas.

The interveners present at the hearing, including PGPL and FOTCO who had also participated in the bid based on sites within the same vicinity, provided their comments, which were answered satisfactorily by ETPL. It was noted at the meeting that the Port Qasim Authority had initialed an IA, thereby showing that it has no objections to the terminal site. 

CEO ETPL Sheikh Imran Ul Haque stated Engro Corporation had won the project based on open competitive bidding vetted by international independent consultants QED.