International Oil Companies: Pakistan Petroleum (PPL)

Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL)Name: Pakistan Petroleum (PPL)

Based in: Pakistan

Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) contributes over 20 percent of Pakistan’stotal natural gas supplies besides producing crude oil, Natural Gas Liquid and Liquefied Petroleum Gas.

The company is headquartered in Karachi.

Fields in Iraq: Block 8

From the company's website:

"Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) initialled the contract on July 15, 2012 to explore hydrocarbon reserves as operator in Block 8, Iraq, spanning an area of 6000 square kilometres in the Diyala and Wasit governorates.

"Senior Manager, Business Development Abdul Wahid from PPL and Abdul Mahdy-al-Ameedi, Director General, Petroleum Contracts and Licensing Directorate, Ministry of Oil, Iraq initialled the contract which has been sent for approval by the Iraqi Cabinet."

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A full list of International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in Iraq under licences granted by the Ministry of Oil in Baghdad can be found here.