ORIENT PETROLEUM – an exploration and production Company, the successor of Occidental Of Pakistan Inc. has been functioning in Pakistan since 1979. Within five years of commencing E&P operations, it made Pakistan’s largest oil discovery from its Dhurnal field in Potwar Basin, Punjab with oil in place of over 150 Million Barrels and was producing over 22,000 Barrels of oil per day. With a vision to expand its E&P footprint, Orient Petroleum has made significant strides in the field through various initiatives and innovations and has remained successful in providing sustainable solutions to Pakistan’s energy requirements.
In 1995, Orient Petroleum was acquired by the Hashoo Group and has since continued to operate its producing assets and acquired new assets thorough divestment, mergers, farm-in/farm-outs with local and international companies.
Orient Petroleum believes in giving back to the community and ensuring a nurturing workplace environment for its valued workforce. The business activities at Orient Petroleum are conducted in a manner that not only protects its personnel but also the community it operates in. As such, the company frequently involves itself in community initiatives and adheres strictly to the international HSE standards.
The Company has Partners in the various Assets and they include Zaver Petroleum Corporation (Pvt) Ltd, Oil & Gas Development Co. Ltd., Attock Oil Company Ltd., Pakistan Oilfields Ltd., Bow Energy of Barbados, Petronas Carigali of Malaysia, OMV Maurice Energy Ltd., UEP Alpha Ltd. and Government Holdings Private Limited (GHPL).