Huge oil and gas Reserves discovered across two provinces in Pakistan

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Huge oil and gas Reserves discovered across two provinces in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Huge oil and gas Reserves discovered across two provinces in Pakistan by the state-owned Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL).

PPL has announced two oil and gas discoveries in Sindh and Balochistan. In a letter to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) on Monday, the PPL informed about two discoveries of oil and gas deposits in Sindh and Balochistan.

It stated that gas and condensate was discovered from its exploratory well in Khairpur, Sindh, in a joint venture with other companies. “The well has tested 152 barrels of oil (per day) and 28.6 million cubic feet of gas reserves.”

PPL also announced a major discovery of oil and gas in the Markand area of Balochistan. “Around 10.07 cubic feet gas reserves have been discovered at Markand well with 132 barrels oil per day.”

In April this year, Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL), along with its joint venture partner PPL, had found oil reserves at Dharian-l ST-3 well located near Gujar Khan, Punjab.