Pakistan has been struggling with an energy crisis for several years, brought on by years of poor governance and planning. Upon coming into power in 2013, the PML-N government set out a few immediate priorities to alleviate the energy shortages. Part of this saw Pakistan commence LNG imports in March 2015. Key themes in this update: LNG brings relief to the energy shortage situation. Chinese investment will play an increasing role in Pakistan's energy sector development. Environmental considerations take a back-seat as coal projects begin. Domestic stability is improving but governance concerns still weigh heavy.