Hydrocarbons have been discovered from the exploratory well, Bolan East-1 ST-1 located in Balochistan’s Kachhi district. Pakistan Petroleum jointly collaborated with Ziarat Exploration License that comprises of Mari Petroleum Company Limited and found the hydrocarbons in Balochistan.
Mari Petroleum Company Limited is the operator of Ziarat Block and owns a 60% working interest while Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) owns 40% working interest and wholly owned subsidiary PPL E&P.
The drill stem tests were conducted in Chiltan and Moro/Mughal Kot Formations. The Chiltan Formation per day flowed 810 barrels of 15.6 API gravity oil along with WHFP of 134-167 psi at 32/64 inch choke size rate.
As for Moro/Mughal Kot Formation, it flowed 69- barrels per day of 15.6 API gravity oil along with WHFP of 142-158 psi at 32/64 inch choke size rate.
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Now the discovery is being evaluated through a commercial perspective.