MPCL discovers gas in Sindh

KARACHI: Mari  Petroleum  Company  Limited  (MPCL)  has announced a  gas discovery  from  its  exploratory  effort  at  IqbalArea1,  drilled  in  Mari  D&P  Lease located  in  Ghotki,  Sind.

Iqbal  well 1  was  drilled  and  tested  using  MPCL’s  in house  expertise, and  on  July  11, 2020 drilled down to the  depth  of 1,250  meters  into  Sui  Main  Limestone  formation. The well  was  tested  at  the  rate of 3.127 Million  Standard  Cubic  Feet  per  Day (MMSCFD) gas.

The  discovery  of  Iqbal  Well  1  is  the  6th  consecutive  discovery  in Mari  D&P  area  as  a  result  of  aggressive  exploration  strategy  adopted  by MPCL.

Furthermore,  Ghazij Formation  has  been  tested  for  first  time  in Mari  Lease  area  and  has  opened  a  new  horizon  for  future  exploration  and would  add  to  the  hydrocarbon  reserves  base  of  the  MPCL  and  the Country.

Faheem  Haider  MD/CEO  MPCL  has  congratulated  the  drilling staff of  Mari  Petroleum  for  their  professional  accomplishment.

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