Pakistan’s largest and most advanced Fuel Farm Facility, jointly developed by Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and Attock Petroleum Limited (APL), has been set up by the New Islamabad International Airport (NIIAP).
The Fuel Farm Facility, covers an area of 12 acres, and is compliant with local and international standards including JIG, NFPA, API as well as the CAA for the receiving, storing, filtering, pumping, and testing of aviation fuels. The Fuel Farm, furnished with a smart refueling system comprising of automation, safety interlocks, automatic detection & response, and quality control features, supports the hydrant refueling system of NIIAP.
Mr. Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan, Adviser to Prime Minister on Aviation Division said, “We appreciate the efforts of PSO and APL to serve the aviation industry by setting up this huge, state-of-the-art Fuel Farm Facility. The facility is a big step forward in effectively meeting the growing fueling needs of the aviation industry and is all set to effectively serve the largest airport in Pakistan. I congratulate PSO and APL on this big achievement and ensure you that the Government will extend the best of its support to them in all endeavors meant to positively impact Pakistan’s aviation sector and overall economic development.”
MD & CEO PSO, Sheikh Imranul Haque said that they feel extremely delighted and proud in launching the country’s largest and most advanced Fuel Farm Facility at the largest and most advanced airport of Pakistan. “For decades, PSO has been fueling the nation and today we have strengthened our leadership position further in responsibly meeting the fueling needs of the Pakistani aviation industry.”
Group Chief Executive Attock Oil Group of Companies & CEO - APL, Mr. Shuaib Anwar Malik, said, “The Fuel Farm Facility is a huge step in the direction of efficiently fueling Pakistan’s aviation sector. Our goal at Attock Group is to make Pakistan proud with innovative solutions and deliver quality products to all the segments locally and globally from exploration to refining to marketing of Pakistan’s widest range of fuel products portfolio.
Pakistan’s largest airport will be served by Fuel Farm facility at NIIAP, ensuring smooth and efficient delivery of quality products. It will usher in a new era of resilience and steadfastness, and serve as a backbone to this airport, in addition to setting new benchmark for Pakistan’s aviation industry. PWKD16042018