OGDC discovers gas in Sindh

KARACHI – SINDH (APP)- Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC) has discovered natural gas from its Reti exploratory well No 1-A (Guddu Block), located in Ghotki district.

According to the communique to KSE here Wednesday, the Guddu joint venture is comprised of OGDCL, IPRTOC and Government Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, having 70 %, 25 % and 5 % working interest respectively.

Reti Well was drilled down to its target depth of 770 meters based on electric logs, geological and drilling data. The production testing was started on August 1, 2009 to evaluate the potential of Pirkoh Limestone of middle Eocene age.

Three zones in Pirkoh limestone have been selected for testing.

Zone-I proved to be tight and water bearing, while Zone-II has produced 2.82 mmcfd of gas wellhead flowing pressure of 498 Psi.

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