OGDC makes gas discovery in Balochistan

Well flowed at the rate of 2.391 million standard cubic feet per day

Our Correspondent October 22, 2021


Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC) has made a gas discovery in its exploratory efforts in Mughalkot Formation at Jandran West X-1 well, located in Kohlu district, Balochistan.

“Jandran West X-1 well was drilled on May 19, 2021 as an exploratory well and was drilled down to the total depth of 1,627 metres in Parh Formation,” the company said in a statement on Thursday.

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Based on interpretation of open-hole logs data which showed a promising gas potential during drilling, Drill Stem Test (DST) was performed in Mughalkot Formation.

The well flowed at the rate of 2.391 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd) of gas with traces of condensate at wellhead flowing pressure of 455 pounds per square inch (PSI) at choke size of 32/64”.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 22nd, 2021.

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