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PPL makes gas discovery in Khairpur

PPL (Pakistan Petroleum Limited) disclosed today that a Gas discovery has been made from the exploratory well Tor-1 in Latif Block, located in Khairpur District, Sindh Province, which is operated by United Energy Pakistan Beta (UEP Beta) with 33.40% working interest along with its Joint Venture partners Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) and Prime Pakistan Limited with 33.30% working interest each. (Prime Pakistan is 50% owned by HUBCO- Hub Power company)

The exploratory well Tor-1 was spud-in on 5th May 2024 and successfully reached Target Depth at 3,438 meters (Measured Depth). Based on Wireline logs interpretation and Modular Formation Dynamic Tester (MDT), Intra-C Sand of Lower Goru Formation was tested. The well flowed at the rate of 11.27 Million Standard Cubic Feet per Day (MMSCFD) gas against Well Head Flowing Pressure (WHFP) of 1,424 Pounds per Square Inch (PSI) at 40/64” choke.
This discovery will add more hydrocarbon reserves and will help in enhancing the indigenous hydrocarbon supply and mitigating the gas demand in the country.


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