PPL makes hydrocarbon discovery from an exploratory well Mohar-1 in Sindh

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Pakistan Petroleum Limited has disclosed that it made a hydrocarbon discovery from exploratory well, Mohar-1, in the Latif Block (the “Block”) in Sindh.

Pakistan Petroleum Limited has claimed a big success in Sindh. It has gone for the discovery of hydrocarbon reserves from an exploratory well, Mohar-1, in the Latif Block (the “Block”) in Sind.

PPL says in a statement, “The well was drilled and tested using the operator’s internal expertise and in consultation with the Block’s joint venture partners. The well was drilled to a depth of 12,111 ft. with reservoir target of Lower Goru Sands.”

Pakistan Petroleum Limited holds 33.30 percent working interest, Eni Pakistan Limited holds 33.30 percent and United Energy Pakistan Limited holds the remaining 33.40 percent working interest in the block.

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After the completion of the well, B sand zone (11,778 -11,788 ft. KB) was perforated which flowed 14.3 MMscfd of gas at FWHP of 2730 pounds per square inch at 32/64 choke size.

A similar discovery of hydrocarbon was made in September, last year from an exploratory well, Jugan-1 in the Latif Block (the “Block”) in Sindh.

In the month of October, Oil and Gas Development Company Limited which is the operator of Jadran West Exploration License with 100 percent working interest has made a gas discovery over Mughalkot Formation from its exploratory efforts at Jadran West X-1 well, situated at Kohla District in Baluchistan.

Pakistan Petroleum Limited has called this big discovery the result of untiring efforts and exploratory strategy of the joint venture partners.

The PPL says, “The discovery will contribute in improving the energy security of the country from the indigenous resources and it will also increase the hydrocarbon reserves of the joint venture partners and the country.”

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