Vintage Archives

  • View from PIDC House, showing the open plot where Pearl Continental Hotel stands today, 1960

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    View from PIDC House, showing the open plot where Pearl Continental Hotel stands today, 1960

  • Staff at Adhi Well No. 5, which was spud on August 1, 1977

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    Staff at Adhi Well No. 5, which was spud on August 1, 1977

  • President Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan being briefed on the wellhead control system of Well No. 4, Sui Gas Field, 1962

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    President Field Marshal Mohammad Ayub Khan being briefed on the wellhead control system of Well No. 4, Sui Gas Field, 1962

  • Passengers disembark from Pakistan International Airlines’ DC3 at the Sui Airfield, 1968

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    Passengers disembark from Pakistan International Airlines’ DC3 at the Sui Airfield, 1968

  • View of the partially built Sui Mosque, 1957

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    View of the partially built Sui Mosque, 1957

  • Staff at the switchboard of telecommunication services at Sui Gas Field, 1958

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    Staff at the switchboard of telecommunication services at Sui Gas Field, 1958

  • Aerial view of rig installed for the first exploratory well at Sui Gas Field. The well was spud in October 1951

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    Aerial view of rig installed for the first exploratory well at Sui Gas Field. The well was spud in October 1951

  • Australian High Commissioner for Pakistan A.R. Cutler visits Sui Model School, 1961

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    Australian High Commissioner for Pakistan A.R. Cutler visits Sui Model School, 1961

  • Field Superintendent, Sui Gas Field H.B. Schofield with Minister for Fuel, Power and Natural Resources Zulfikar Bhutto, 1961

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    Field Superintendent, Sui Gas Field H.B. Schofield with Minister for Fuel, Power and Natural Resources Zulfikar Bhutto, 1961

  • The first rig at Kandhkot Gas Field for drilling Test Well No. 1, 1958

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    The first rig at Kandhkot Gas Field for drilling Test Well No. 1, 1958

  • Aerial view of Mazarani Gas Field, showing its first exploratory well, 1958

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    Aerial view of Mazarani Gas Field, showing its first exploratory well, 1958

  • Acting Field Superintendent, Sui Gas Field H.B. Schofield speaks at the inauguration of Sui Model School, 1957

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    Acting Field Superintendent, Sui Gas Field H.B. Schofield speaks at the inauguration of Sui Model School, 1957

  • Purification Plant, Sui Gas Field, 1961

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    Purification Plant, Sui Gas Field, 1961

  • Adhi Exploratory Well No. 2 was drilled in 1957, using a steam rig

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    Adhi Exploratory Well No. 2 was drilled in 1957, using a steam rig

  • Dera Bugti locals perform a folk dance at a mela organized at Sui Gas Field, 1964

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    Dera Bugti locals perform a folk dance at a mela organized at Sui Gas Field, 1964

  • A worker enjoys a break during the drilling of the first exploratory well at Kandhkot Gas Field, 1959

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    A worker enjoys a break during the drilling of the first exploratory well at Kandhkot Gas Field, 1959