PEL discovers natural gas in Badin

Islamabad—Petroleum Exploration (Pvt) Ltd (PEL), a private sector Pakistani company has announced discovery of natural gas in its Badin- IV South Block located in District Sujawal Sindh province. The Badin South joint venture with PEL as operator of the Block; spud-in an exploratory well namely Aminah-1 on January 6, 2016 with an objective to test upper sands of the lower Goru formation upto the depth of 2500m or 100 m inside the upper sands, whichever shallower. The total depth of 2297m was achieved on 3rd February, 2016. Based on the wire line logs, the well flowed 16 MMSCFD of gas.—PR

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