Our CSR strategy is an integral part of Company’s culture and reflects continuing commitment of our business to contribute towards the well-being & quality of life of our workforce, local community and society at large. CSR remains an ever evolving and continuous process at the heart of MPCL management that tries its best to accommodate the local needs on priority basis. In order to ensure the element of continuity and sustainability in our social welfare programs, our CSR philosophy is anchored in tripartite approach of development; involving the community, local government and MPCL management.
It is an on-going process to energize lives of our communities by providing innovative and sustainable solutions to meet the challenges / needs of rapidly changing world. We are acutely aware of participative relationship that we share with society and continuously invest in the interventions related to education, health, water supply schemes, philanthropic donations and communication infrastructure.
Statutory CSR Obligations
MPCL operates 4 active JV blocks in Balochistan, i.e. Ziarat, Bolan (Zarghun), Harnai & Hanna blocks; 2 JV blocks in Sindh, i.e. Sukkur & Sujawal and 2 JV blocks in Punjab/KPK, i.e. Ghauri & Karak. CSR obligatory expenditures in these blocks till June 2017 are;
- Balochistan: PKR 119.7 Million
- Sindh: PKR 60.3 Million
- Punjab/KPK: 41.8 Million
Thirteen (13) projects worth PKR 46.7 M were completed in FY 2016-17 at MPCL operated JV blocks.
Over and Above Statutory CSR Obligations
In addition to statutory CSR obligations, MPCL is spending a substantial portion of its profits to develop a healthy, resilient and civilized society. As per Petroleum Concession Agreement (PCA), we are under no CSR obligation at Mari Field Daharki. However, MPCL has been spending huge amount annually on social welfare activities in Mari D&P lease area since inception. Over the years, this area has seen landmark social welfare initiatives benefitting the communities in the sectors of health, education & communication infrastructure. Projects worth PKR 830 M (approx.) have been undertaken at Mari Field in last 16 years. Moreover, after a partnership with a development sector organization (MGPO), MPCL has further improved service delivery and sustainability of its CSR interventions. Apart from Mari Field, MPCL has spent about PKR 246 M (in last 12 years) in various CSR interventions, which are over and above our statutory CSR obligations.
An amount of PKR 114 M was earmarked and spent during FY 2016-17 to sustain various high-impact social welfare activities at Mari D&P Lease Area.