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PPL commences EWT production at Exploratory Well Bolan East-1

November 12, 2020 (MLN): Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) has commenced Extended Well Testing (EWT) production at Exploratory Well Bolan East-1, Ziarat Block, Balochistan.

The company had earlier disclosed a discovery of crude oil from the above exploratory well in the Ziarat block, which is the first ever discovery of crude oil in Chiltan and Moro/MughalKot formations in the province of Balochistan.

In a notification to PSX, the company has disclosed that Extended Well Testing (EWT) production commenced on 9th November 2020 and approximately 800 BPD of crude oil at 28/64” choke size with Wellhead Flowing Pressure (WHFP) of 165 Psi is currently being produced from the well.

Company further informed that the Production could not begin earlier due to the crude oil not been accepted by local refineries because of low API gravity. However, an agreement has recently been concluded with Attock Refinery Limited for the sale of crude oil from the well.

Mari Petroleum Company Limited holds 60% working interest in the Ziarat Exploration Licence and operates it, while 40% working interest therein is held by the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, PPL Europe E&P Limited, the notice revealed.

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Posted on: 2020-11-12T13:47:00+05:00


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