HDIP gets Rs 114 mln for up-gradation of laboratories.


ISLAMABAD -- Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan (HDIP), during first four months of the current fiscal year, had so far received Rs 114.252 million for up-gradation of its laboratories and to ensure provision of quality petroleum products to consumers across the country.

The government, under the Public Sector Development Programme 2019-20, had allocated Rs 147.960 million to execute two projects for up-gradation of HDIP testing laboratories in different cities.

'An amount of Rs 70 million will be utilized in expansion and up-gradation of Pakistan Petroleum Corehouse (PETCORE) for its sustainable operations to facilitate oil and gas exploration research in the country, and Rs 77.960 million for up-gradation of HDIP's POL testing facilities at Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar, Quetta and ISO Certification of Petroleum Testing Laboratory at Islamabad in the Public Sector Development Programme 2019-20,' a senior official privy to petroleum sector developments told reporter.

Answering a question, he said a well-coordinated and effective system was in place to ensure provision of quality fuel at both petrol and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations across the country by conducting regular checking...

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