Oil and Gas Development Ltd. (OGDCL), operator of the Kalchas exploration license, discovered gas at Kaleri Shum-01 in Rajanpur (Tribal area), Punjab Province, Pakistan, the company said in a release June 22.
Kaleri Shum-01 was spudded Dec. 31, 2021, to test the hydrocarbon potential of Pab, Fortmunro-Mughalkot, and Parh formations. The well was drilled to depth of 1,907 m. Based on the results of wireline logs interpretation, the operator conducted four drill stem tests (DST) in Parh, Fortmunro-Mughalkot, Pab, and Ranikot formations.
During DST-1 in Parh and Fortmunro-Mughalkot formations, the well flowed at a rate of 1.24 MMscfd through a 32/64-in. choke at well head flowing pressure of 220 psi. DST-2 into Fortmunro-Mughalkot formations tested 0.489 MMscfd through a 32/64-in. choke at well head flowing pressure of 300 psi. The well also tested 0.192 MMscfd from Pab sandstone during DST-3 through a 32/64-in. choke at well head pressure of 10-75 psi. DST-4 pf the Ranikot formation tested 0.16 MMscfd through a 32/64-in. choke at well head pressure of 100-130 psi.
OGDCL holds 50% in a partnership with Mari Petroleum Co. Ltd. holding the remaining 50%.