ONGC reports two gas finds offshore India

ONGC has notched two gas discoveries, one each offshore western and eastern India.

Offshore staff

NEW DELHI, IndiaONGC has notched two gas discoveries, one each offshore western and eastern India.

Exploratory well GK-42 # 3 was drilled to a depth of 1,480 m (4,855 ft) in the GK-28 PML license in the Kutch shallow offshore, Western offshore basin. It delivered commercial gas rates during a test in the 1,274.5-1,276.5-m (4,181-4,188-ft) interval. This is a new producing basin, and this latest find boosts the pool in the GK-28/GK-42 areas that ONGC plans to put into production.

Off the eastern coast, exploratory well KGOSN041NANL#2 was drilled in NELP block KG-OSN-2004/1 in the KG shallow offshore basin to a depth of 2,000 m (6,562 ft). Gas flowed on test here from the 1,231-1,249-m (4,039-4,098 ft) interval. This was the fourth discovery on the block.

6/12/2013

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