Several areas of Pakistan could hold giant fields

PAKISTAN-1Only two giant gas fields-Sui and Mari(?)-have been discovered in Pakistan's 130-year checkered history of petroleum exploration. A few oil fields, such as Meyal and Dhurnal, seemed to be candidates for awhile but soon lost the race.However there is a clear correlation between the modest number of discoveries and the equally modest lateral and vertical exploratory effort. Very rich proven source rocks are present, together with large anticlines and a wide range of reservoirs. No serious attempts have been made to tap the possible stratigraphic traps.Many prospects have been abandoned on the basis of one mislocated dry hole. In the recent past, re-entry based on the state-of-...

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