The International Oil & Gas Exhibition OGPO Asia to be held at the Karachi Expo Centre from 14 – 16 March 2013, offers the International and Pakistani business community a strategic launch-pad to access the vibrant Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asian Republic Markets. The Oil & Gas Exhibitionwould serve as a comprehensive showcase of the latest in technology, equipment and machinery as well as allied services, while providing overseas investors with a definite outlook of the regional oil & gas sector and an opportunity to meet their prospective local counterparts and business partners.
The oil & gas sector has been identified as an engine of growth by the Government and its unprecedented growth is expected to further promote investment activities in the Country. Pakistan has much potential for Electric Power Generation and greater role is being assigned to natural gas and coal. Exploration and utilization of alternate sources of energy has also been started in the Country. Pakistan?s geographic location makes it ideal to harness unlimited solar energy. Enormous investment opportunities for the Independent Power Producers (IPPs) exist in the Hydro Power generation plants. Pakistan has a potential of almost 50,000 MW WIND POWER, which could produce cheap electricity and reduce production cost for the cottage industry in the rural areas.