MILESTONES

  • August 17, 2000 Formation and incorporation of Pak-Arab Pipeline Company Ltd. (PAPCO)
  • May 11, 2001 Signing of Project Facilitation Agreement (PFA) between CPECC and PARCO.
  • May 31, 2001 Ground Breaking Ceremony for Construction of White Oil Pipeline Project.
  • June16, 2001 Award of EPC Contract to CPECC.
  • July 19, 2001 Signing of Implementation Agreement (IA) between Government of Pakistan and PARCO, PAPCO & Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
  • August 7, 2001 Signing of EPC Contract Agreements (Supply / Construction) with CPECC.
  • August 10, 2002 Signing of Shareholders Participation Agreement between PARCO, Shell, PSO and Caltex.
  • September, 2001 Start of Mobilization by CPECC.
  • April 27, 2002 Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between PAPCO and a Consortium of leading local banks for financing of Rs.12.5 billion (LC) and providing guarantees for US$ 102 million (FC) loan.
  • August 20, 2002 and Mar 25, 2003 Approval from Sindh & Punjab Environmental Protection Agencies.
  • October 23, 2002 Contract Award of Non-EPC Works: PQM-Jun 21, 2002, SKP-Nov 15, 2002 and MKT.
  • December 9, 2002 Start of Line pipe manufacturing in China at First Machinery Works North China, China.
  • December 16, 2002 Start of EPC Works at Stations.
  • February 15, 2003, March 1, 2003 & July 31, 2003 Start of Production of line pipe at Crescent Steel, Shashi Steel and Data Steel.
  • April 15, 2003 Commencement of Construction works for 132 kv Transmission Line from KESC Grid to Port Qasim Station.
  • August 20, 2003 Start of Piling Work at Indus River Crossing.
  • November 24, 2003 Signing of Project Management, Operation & Maintenance, Project Facilities and Throughput Agreements between PAPCO and PARCO.
  • October 6, 2004 Receiving of first oil tanker at Port Qasim
  • October 6, 2004 Commencement of commissioning and start-up activities.
  • October 14, 2004 Start-up of HSD pumping into Mainline.
  • March 01, 2005 Commencement of commercial operations.
  • August 26, 2005 Formal inauguration of the project
  • July 01, 2006 Commencement of Korangi – Port Qasim Link Pipeline (KPLP)