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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Pakistan Petroleum Ltd Makes Tight Gas Discovery in Sindh Province

Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) has announced a gas discovery over its first exploration well Kotri X-1 located in Pakistan's Sindh province.

Kotri X-1 was spud on February10, 2016 and reached the final depth of 3,892 meters on April 23, 2016. Based on the gas shows encountered during drilling and wireline logs evaluation, a cased hole drill stem test was carried out in Lower Goru Massive Sands, the company said on Friday.

The well flowed gas at an average rate of 3.4 MMscfd.

According to PPL, preliminary analyses of the test data suggests that it may be a tight gas discovery, however, further evaluation is required to determine the nature and commerciality of the discovery based on the geological, geophysical and engineering data collected during drilling and testing of the well.

PPL is the operator with 100 percent interest.