Zaver Petroleum Corporation (Pvt) Limited (ZPCL) is an emerging Pakistani oil and gas exploration company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas reserves in Pakistan.
ZPCL has remained actively involved in E & P activities in the North Potowar and Southern Indus Basin Blocks through participation in joint ventures with Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) in Basal, Thal and Shakardara Blocks in the Potowar region. The Company further acquired working interests in six blocks; Mehar (Sindh/Baluchistan), Mirpur Khas (Sindh), Khipro (Sindh), Sakhi Sarwar (Punjab), Harnai South (Baluchistan), Marwat (Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa KPK), Bannu West (Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa KPK) and Kohat (Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa KPK). ZPCL also acquired 100% exploration working interest in Sari South Block # 2467-9 (Sindh) from Saif Energy Limited with effect from January 2018. As a result of extensive exploration program, OGDCL/ZPCL discovered oil and gas in the Shakardara Block whose significance marks a new era in Pakistan’s history, as this was the first discovery of hydrocarbons in KPK Province. Further on through a joint venture with Orient Petroleum Inc. (OPI), ZPCL discovered oil & gas in the Khipro and Mirpurkhas Blocks and Mehar Block with Petronas Carigali of Malaysia.