OGDC discovers hydrocarbons reserves in Sindh

OGDCLPakistan’s largest oil and gas exploration company, Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC) has discovered hydrocarbons reserves in Sindh’s Ghotki and Khairpur districts. This has been stated in a communique sent to Pakistan Stock Exchange on Thursday.

According to the details the three discoveries – at Gundanwari-01, Mithri-01 and Khamiso-01 wells – would cumulatively add up to 29mmcfd gas and 15 barrels per day (bpd) of oil. It would increase OGDC’s earning by Rs0.40/share.

At Khamiso-01 in Ghotki, a joint venture of Guddu Block – comprising of stakes as OGDC as operator (70%, SEPL (13.5%), IPRTOC (11.5%) and GHPL (5%).

The structure of Khamiso-01 was drilled and tested by OGDC’s in-house expertise. The well was drilled down to the depth of 753 meters, which tested 2.95mmcfd of gas through 32/64-inch choke at wellhead flowing pressure of 505 PSI from Pirkoh Limestone formations.

At Gundanwari-01 in Khairpur district, where OGDC is an operator with 95% stake and Government Holdings (Pvt) Limited has remaining 5%, the well structure was delineated, drilled and tested. The well was drilled down to the depth of 3750 meters. It tested 19.40mmcfd of gas and 15bpd of Condensate through 32.64-inch choke at wellhead flowing pressure 3300 PSI from Lower Goru (Massive Sand) Formation.


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