Pakistan being the agriculture country is having huge prospects for energy plantation i.e. Jatropha Curcas, Castor, Sukh Chain etc. Around 35 million hectares of marginal / degraded land is available in different parts of the country that is best suited for this purpose.
Currently, Paistan consumes around 08 million tons of petroleum diesel per annum; half of which is imported. The Government of Pakistan (GoP) has set indicative target of Biodiesel blending; 5% by volume of the total diesel consumption by the year 2015. This share by volume is to be increased to 10% by the year 2025. This share by volume is to be increased to 10% by the year 2025. GoPs targets of biodiesel blending make it a potential sector for investment.