During last one year, various Oil & Gas companies including OGDCL, Al-Haj Enterprises Pvt Ltd, BGP (Pakistan), Xian Senshe, Geofysika Krakow and MOL (Pakistan) have launched exploration activities in different Agencies/FRs and established base camps and fly camps there. Details are as under:
►15 blocks have been allotted to various National and Multinational Exploration and Production Companies in erstwhile FATA.
► OGDCL has completed 2D seismic data acquisition in Latamber and Kohat Block
► Al-Hajj Enterprises (Private) Limited has completed 2D Seismic data acquisition in Baska North block and will commence drilling by the end of 2018.
► MOL has completed surface geological mapping & gravity survey in Tal Block (NWA, FR Bannu) and now planning for 2D Seismic Survey.
► BGP (Pakistan) International, contractor of OGDCL has completed 2D Seismic survey in Wali block.Two mega Geological structures were identified in the area, further interpretation/investigation of collected Seismic Data Acquisition is in process.
► 2800 local Tribesmen were attached with these Oil & Gas Companies in their respective areas for on job services.
► More than Rs. 3.5 billion were invested so far by Oil & Gas Companies (Lease Holders) in erstwhile FATA – a historical milestone
►Two new blocks i.e. Wana Block(SWA) and Mir Ali Block(NWA) have been identified for further attraction of Investment and creation of job opportunities for locals in erstwhile FATA.