The progress of any country depends upon the power
resourses provided by nature. The power resourses not only fulfill the electricity requirement
of the country but also play an important role in the industrial development of the country.
Usually coal, mined oil, natural gas and electricity etc are included in power resourses.
In our country mineral oil and natural gas provided by nature occupy an important place. By means
of these resources we fulfill 35% to 40% electricity requirements whereas through electricity
approx. 18%, by coal approx. 6% by other means about 100% electricity is obtained. In our country
, mineral oil is a necessity fro the country so we have to import approx. 64% of mineral oil and
other products from other countries of the world whereas other power resources are available in
the country. Following are the two main power resources of Pakistan.