‘We’ve carved out a beauty!’


Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) in joint venture with Government holding Pvt Ltd (GHPL) has discovered gas reservoirs bearing zone from its well Zin SML-1 located in District Dera Bugti.
MD OGDCL Masood Siddique informed this to Dr. Asim Hussain Advisor to the Prime Minister on Petroleum and Natural Resources during a meeting here on Friday. Dr. Asim Hussain while congratulating the OGDCL and GHPL said that the Government is providing substantial incentives to the oil and gas exploration companies. He further said that successful road shows were held in USA and UK to attract foreign oil and gas exploration companies. Dr. Asim Hussain emphasized on balancing the current energy mix of Pakistan, which is heavily dependent on Natural Gas. It is worth mentioning that the Zin SML-I well was drilled down to depth of 1050 meters targeting to test the potential of Sui Main Limestone formation. The target zone age has tested 8.05 MMSCFD gas through 128”/ 64” choke.
Advisor on Petroleum expressed confidence that this discovery will add to the hydrocarbon reserves base of the Joint Venture Partners, brining significant earnings for the country. MD OGDCL briefed Dr. Asim Hussain that preliminary assessment shows an estimated reserves in place of about 1.06 TCF, which would be confirmed by further appraisal wells. It is of low calorific value gas but with the right technology, can be enhanced to better quality gas.


  1. A choreographed discovery with immaculate timing.They will continue to fool the public and then living in fools paradise truth shall dawn on these fools with impunity on Election day.

  2. They are big liars.instead of it asked them that why they are over hiring and making people permanent from adhoc bases in last two months.Addition of surplus man power on already bank corrupted institutions is being done on political and military bases, and hey are praising each other just for nothing

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