OMV Pakistan


Khuzdar, Jhal Magsi, Bolan, and Kalat, Kambar Shahdadkot

Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: High Priority

Start Date: 2014-11-11

End Date: 2015-06-30


Team Members

Hammad Rehman
(Assignment Coordinator)
Daud Malik
(Report Writer)
Manan Zafar
(Team Leader)
Farhan Aslam
(Field Manager)

Project Description

OMV (Pakistan) Exploration Gmbh has been awarded kuhan (operated) block, which covers a total area of and lies in Khuzdar, Jhal Magsi, Bolan and Kalat districts of Baluchistan province along with the small portion of Kambar Shahdadkot district of Sindh province. As the company sees Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the light of 10 principles of the UN Global Compact (UNGC), it wants to carry out baseline study, stakeholder analysis, and engagement plan. The aim is to have verifiable qualitative and quantitative information on the social and economic conditions of the area along with identifying influential key stakeholders. The third part of the assignment is formal implementation of the stakeholder engagement plan.

Services provided by APEX

The services provided by the firm including quantitative and qualitative data collection on socio-economic indicators of targeted districts of Baluchistan in Pakistan. 382 beneficiary questionnaires will be conducted in Khuzdar, Jhal Magsi, Bolan, Kalat, and Kambar Shahdadkot. The firm reviewed project documents, develop a qualitative and quantitative questionnaire, and a data entry application is designed in CSPro. The field team (enumerators and supervisors) are trained and mobilized. Results are combined using SPSS and a cleaned data set was provided to the client. The firm designed GIS maps soft files (kmz format) with marking of district boundaries, tehsil boundaries, union council boundaries and permanent settlements, water resources in the lease area, travel routes/road networks (both blacktop and gravel), all government institutions in the area (e.g. government schools, health centers, vocational centers). The firm will identify and analyze of stakeholders involves in the targeted areas along with preparing a power tree. The assignment is ended with the final report of the baseline survey.