Maramzai-1 well in Pakistan shows gas, condensate

Hungary’s MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co. reported a discovery with the Maramzai-1 exploratory well on Tal Block in North West Frontier Province of Pakistan, saying it tested 12 MMcfd of natural gas and 430 b/d of condensate.

By an OGJ correspondent
KARACHI, Aug. 17
-- Hungary’s MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co. reported a discovery with the Maramzai-1 exploratory well on Tal Block in North West Frontier Province of Pakistan, saying it tested 12 MMcfd of natural gas and 430 b/d of condensate.

MOL serves as operator for the consortium holding interest in the block. Its partners are Oil & Gas Development Co. Ltd., Pakistan Petroleum Ltd., Pakistan Oilfields Ltd., and Government Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd.

The well, which was drilled to the Lockhart limestone formation, flowed from the uppermost reservoir section. Drilling continues to penetrate and test the potentially prospective lower zones.

The full extent of the discovery will be known once the well reaches the planned total depth during next few months.

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