OGDC finds gas with Dhodak Deep well in Pakistan

Pakistan OGDC reported a gas discovery with its Dhodak Deep No. 1 exploration well drilled in Dera Ghazi Khan district in Punjab province under the Dhodak D&P license.

By an OGJ correspondent
KARACHI, July 8 -- Pakistan Oil & Gas Development Corp. (OGDC) reported a natural gas discovery with its Dhodak Deep No. 1 exploration well drilled in Dera Ghazi Khan district in Punjab province under the Dhodak drilling and production license.

The well, which was spudded June 30, was drilled to a target depth of 4,150 m.

Based on open-hole logs and drilling data, the selective interval of 85 m in Chiltan limestone formation was tested. After stimulation, it produced 5.5 MMcfd of gas through a ½-in. choke. Wellhead pressure was recorded as 1,500 psi, while water production was recorded as 60 b/d.

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