Gas-condensate found in Pakistan's Sindh province

Orient Petroleum Inc. made an oil and natural gas discovery with its Rahim-1 well drilled on Khipro block in Sindh province, Pakistan.

By an OGJ correspondent
KARACHI, June 27 -- Orient Petroleum Inc. made an oil and natural gas discovery with its Rahim-1 well drilled on Khipro block in Sindh province, Pakistan.

The well, which was spudded Mar. 12, was drilled to 3,200 m. On test the well flowed 800 b/d of oil and 350 Mcfd of gas at 730 psi wellhead flowing pressure through a 32/64-in. choke.

Separately, Oil & Gas Development Co. Ltd. made a gas-condensate discovery on the Thora and Thora East mining lease with the Thora Deep-1 well in Sindh province. The well, which was spudded Nov. 21, 2006, was drilled to a depth of 3,906 m. On test, the well flowed 100 b/d of condensate and 9.9 MMcfd of gas at wellhead flowing pressure of 1,880 psi through a 32/64-in. choke.

In addition, OMV Pakistan also made a gas discovery on Gambat Block with the Tajjal-1 well in Sindh province. The well, which was spudded Mar. 16, was drilled to the 3,780 m. The well flowed 20 MMcfd of gas on test.

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