OGDC announces gas condensate discovery in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

OGDC announces gas condensate discovery in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

KARACHI, PAKISTAN: The TAL Joint Venture comprising MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co. B.V. (Operator), Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) (30% working interest in exploratory phase), Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL), Pakistan Oilfields Limited (POL) and Government Holdings Private Limited (GHPL) have discovered gas condensate from Lockhart formation in Tolanj West-2 development well, located in district Kohat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.

The well was spudded-in on April 10, 2022 to produce Hydrocarbon from already discovered horizon of Tolanj West D&PL i.e. Lumshiwal Formation and to test Hydrocarbon potential of Lockhart & Shinawari & Samanasuk Formations (as exploratory targets). The well has been successfully drilled down to depth of 4119.34m TVD.

Based on interpretation results of wireline logs data, Lockhart Formation (Exploratory Target) was tested successfully at rate of around 8.3 Million Standard Cubic Feet per Day (MMSCFD) gas and 34 Barrels per Day (BPD) of Condensate at choke size 32/64″ at Wellhead Flowing Pressure (WHFP) of 1285 Pounds per Square Inch (Psi).

This new discovery has de-risked further exploration play in TAL Block, leading to new upside opportunities. The said discovery will also help & contribute towards improving energy security of the country from indigenous resources and add to the hydrocarbon reserves base of the company, its Joint Venture Partners and the Country.

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