range 4,912-5,159 m in Golapalli Formation produced gas at 300 scmd through 16/64” bean choke.
“The size of the discovery can only be ascertained after further testing of the wells” said an OIL official.
OIL is the operator of the block with 90 percent participating interest while the balance 10 percent is held by Geo Global Resources. Earlier, the Navratna PSU made a gas discovery at Dangeru-l well in the block. In 2017-18, OIL produced 3.39 metric million tonnes (MMT) of crude oil and 2.93 billion cubic meters (BCM) of gas.
Besides having a pan-India presence, OIL has participating interest in blocks in more than nine countries overseas — Libya, Gabon, Nigeria, Yemen, Venezuela, USA, Mozambique, Russia and Bangladesh.
The Navratna PSU is the second largest hydrocarbon exploration and production company with its operational headquarters in Duliajan, Assam under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. OIL is engaged in the business of exploration, development and production of...
crude oil and natural gas, transportation of crude oil and production of liquid petroleum gas. The company's history spans the discovery of crude oil in the far east of India at Digboi, Assam in 1889 to its present status as a fully integrated upstream petroleum company.