Exploration, Production companies make 13 oil, gas discoveries

Monitoring, Dec 17 (INP) – Exploration and Production companies have made 13 oil and gas discoveries in potential areas across the country under the ambitious plan of the government to achieve autarky in the energy sector.

The discoveries have been made in a short span of four months in all four provinces and their overall rate of gas flow is around 105.18 million cubic feet per day and oil flow is 5358 barrel per day.

According to details by the Petroleum and Natural Resources Division of the Energy Ministry, Pakistan Petroleum Limited made a discovery in Sanghar district of Sindh and in Chakwal district of Punjab.

Similarly Oil and Gas Development Company Limited made a discovery in Kohat.

Mari Petroleum Company Limited also contributed a discovery in Kachi district of Balochistan.

Five successful drills were also made by United Energy Pakistan Limited in Tando Allah Yar, Tando Muhammad Khan and other districts of Sindh.

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