Islamabad October 9 2023: Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL), Pakistan’s largest gas producing company, has made a gas discovery at its exploratory well Mari Ghazij-l, located in Mari D&PL.
As part of appraisal plan of the discovery, MPCL has successfully drilled and tested the appraisal well Mari Ghazij-2 in Mari D&PL area. MPCL is the Operator of Mari D&PL with 100% working interest.
The well was spud-in on September 11,2023 and successfully drilled down to a depth of 1,016 meters.
The post-acid gas flow rate was 11.1 Million Standard Cubic Feet Per Day with Wellhead Flowing Pressure of 519 Pounds Per Square Inch at 64/64 inch choke size.
“It is pertinent to mention that Ghazij-2 is the first well in a series of planned appraisal wells to evaluate the Ghazij-l discovery and determine its extent. The well will be put on extended well testing in due course for supply of gas to government designated buyer, after completion of requisite regulatory formalities” says the company notification.