Unexplored Natural Resources of Pakistan

Topics: Coal, Petroleum, Renewable resource, Nuclear power / Pages: 3 (743 words) / Published: Dec 28th, 2013
Unexplored Natural Resources Of Pakistan------------Role Of Government
Presenter: Rizwan Bashir Goraya
Registration #: BBA-Fall12-167
Natural Resources:
The naturally occurring resources that are naturally a part of our planet, which are used as raw stuff for the production of both consumer goods, & capital used for further production.
Types:
There are two types of natural resources:
i) Renewable Natural Resources ii) Non-Renewable Natural Resources
Non-Renewable Natural Resources:
Non-renewable natural resources are the natural resources that can’t be re-produced, re-made or re-used after once they used. Some examples are as follows:
i) Oil & Gas Reserves ii) Coal Reserves iii) Minerals (Copper, Gold, Salt & Iron etc)
Renewable Natural Resources:
Renewable natural resources are the natural resources that can be re-produced, re-made or re-used after once they used. Some examples are as follows:
i) Forestry & Fishing ii) Agriculture & Human Resources iii) Wind, Solar & Hydro Power
Non-Renewable Natural Resources Of Pakistan:
Among The World’s 200 Plus Countries Pakistan Has:
2nd Largest Coal Reserves
2nd Largest Salt Mines
5th Largest Gold Reserves
7th Largest Copper Reserves
6th Largest Gas Producing Capacity In Asia Pacific
436.2 Million Barrels Of Proven Oil Reserves
31.3 Trillion Cubic Feet Of Proven Gas Reserves
Non-Renewable Natural Resources Of Pakistan:
Pakistan Has Potential Of 27 Billion Barrels Of Oil & 282 Trillion Cubic Feet Of Gas Resources
Pakistan Has The Potential Of 185 Billion Tons Coal Equivalent To 618 Billion Barrels Of Crude Oil
Pakistan Can Produce 100000 MW Electricity For Up-Coming 200 Years By Thar-Coal Project
If Coal At Thar-Coal Project Is Converted Into Oil By Gasification It Will Generate $2.5 Trillion Dollars
At Riko-Deq Pakistan Has 12.3 Million Tons Of Copper & 20.9 Million Ounces Of Gold Resources
Riko-Deq Project Of Copper & Gold Reservoir Has A Worth Of $260 Billion Dollars To $3 Trillion



References: www.whichcountry.com www.indexmundi.com www.jworldtimes.com www.insider.pk.com www.finance.gov.com www.mpnr.gov.com www.rinp.org.pk www.pmo.gov.pk Economic Survey Of Pakistan 2012-2013 Federal Bureau Of Statistics Government Of Pakistan

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