KARACHI: Mari Petro­leum Company Ltd said on Monday it made a gas discovery at its exploratory well Mari Ghazij-1, located in Mari Development and Production Lease (D&PL) in Sindh.

Mari Petroleum is the operator of Mari D&PL with 100 per cent working interest.

The well was spud in on Nov 24, 2022. It was successfully drilled down to the depth of 1,015 metres. The gas flow rate established through drill stem test is 5.1 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd).

The company said it plans to appraise the discovery to prove its extent and, in parallel, evaluate its development options.

Published in Dawn, January 10th, 2023

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