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Thar Coal Field By Adil Usman


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Thar Coal Field by Adil Usman

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Thar Coal Field By Adil Usman

  1. 1. THAR COAL FIELD ENERGY POTENTIAL Engr. Muhammad Adil Usman (CEO, Associated Technical Consultants)
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Pakistan is the 6 th richest nation in terms of coal resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Pakistan has Coal reserves of about 185.5 billion tons which are estimated to be worth $17 trillion. </li></ul><ul><li>Even if half of the coal reserves are exploited properly, Pakistan would be able to generate 100,000MW of electricity for 30 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Of the 185.5 billion tons of coal reserves, 175.5 billion tons of coal deposits are located in the Tharparkar District of Sindh. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Coal Resources of Pakistan
  4. 4. Benefits of Thar Coal Development <ul><li>Electricity Generation at large scale and maybe at low cost </li></ul><ul><li>Reduction of foreign exchange imbalance </li></ul><ul><li>Allocation of domestic natural gas for other priority industrial uses, such as petrochemical and fertilizer industries. </li></ul><ul><li>Increased employment opportunities. </li></ul><ul><li>Self-sufficiency in energy supply. </li></ul><ul><li>Generating Revenue for economic development and poverty elimination. </li></ul><ul><li>Development of underdeveloped areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Development of infrastructure setup in the country. </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing of indigenous mining and power plant machinery and equipment. </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplier effect by creating a number of support industries and providing additional employment for skilled labor. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduction in demand for imported fuel. </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for foreign investment and joint venture activity in the country. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Impediments of Thar Coal Field <ul><li>Basic Amenities and Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Water Sources </li></ul><ul><li>Mining of Coal </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Political Risks </li></ul>
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  8. 8. <ul><li>THANK YOU!!! </li></ul>