ISLAMABAD: The state-run Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) on Monday announced to have discovered tight gas at its exploratory Well Nur West-01, situated in the Sujawal district of Sindh.

OGDCL is the sole operator with a 100pc stake in Nur Development & Production Lease.

A company statement said the structure of Nur West-01 was drilled and tested using OGDCL’s in-house expertise to a depth of 2,975 metres. The well tested 1.24 million standard cubic feet per day of gas through a 32/64” choke at a wellhead flowing pressure of 150 Pounds per Square Inch from the Lower Goru Formation (‘A’ Sand).

The discovery is being evaluated as Tight Gas, the company said.

The statement said the success at Nur West-01 was the result of the company’s steadfast commitment to strategic exploration initiatives to augment the hydrocarbon reserve base of both OGDCL and the country.

Published in Dawn, April 9th, 2024

Follow Dawn Business on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook for insights on business, finance and tech from Pakistan and across the world.

Opinion

Editorial

Debt trap
Updated 30 May, 2024

Debt trap

The task before the government is to boost its tax-to-GDP ratio to the global average by taxing the economy’s untaxed and undertaxed sectors.
Foregone times
30 May, 2024

Foregone times

THE past, as they say, is a foreign country. It seems that the PML-N’s leadership has chosen to live there. Nawaz...
Margalla fires
30 May, 2024

Margalla fires

THE Margalla Hills — the sprawling 12,605-hectare national park — were once again engulfed in flames, with 15...
First steps
Updated 29 May, 2024

First steps

One hopes that this small change will pave the way for bigger things.
Rafah inferno
29 May, 2024

Rafah inferno

THE level of barbarity witnessed in Sunday’s Israeli air strike targeting a refugee camp in Rafah is shocking even...
On a whim
29 May, 2024

On a whim

THE sudden declaration of May 28 as a public holiday to observe Youm-i-Takbeer — the anniversary of Pakistan’s...