Ocean Pakistan Limited
As one of the oldest and best established foreign oil exploration and production companies in Pakistan, Ocean Pakistan Ltd. (OPL) was first known as Orient Petroleum Inc. It came into being when Zaver Petroleum Corporation Ltd., a division of the Hashoo Group acquired 100% stocks of Occidental of Pakistan Inc.
Within just five years of commencing exploration, OPL made Pakistan’s largest oil discovery at the Dhurnal fields in the Punjab province and currently operates oil fields in Bhangali and Ratana. In all, OPL has to its credit 11 discoveries in the southern region and three in the northern region. Known for its quick turnaround is commercializing discoveries in record time, the company has made a concentrated effort towards reducing Pakistan’s dependence on imported energy and has taken the lead in using the latest technologies for development of this sector.
OPL’s vision is to expand its oil and gas activities worldwide through innovation and sustainable solutions that fulfill Pakistan’s energy requirements.