NEW DELHI, India – ONGC has three new offshore discoveries, the company revealed in its latest results statement.
In the SWMH ML lease in the Mumbai Offshore basin, the company drilled exploratory well WO-24-3 (WO-24-C) to a depth of 2,360 m (7,743 ft).
The well tested intervals in the Basal Clastics, Mukta and Panvel formations. All flowed gas and condensate.
In the KG Offshore basin offshore easternIndia, well GD-10-1(AA) in the KG-OS-DW-III PEL block was drilled to a depth of 2,829 m (9,281 ft), with two hydrocarbon zones tested in the Godavari clay formation. Both flowed gas.
Finally, well GS-29#11 (GS-29-AL) in the GS-29 Extn. PML concession in the same basin was drilled to a depth of 2,718 m (8,917 ft).
A sand objective in a Pliocene interval test-flowed oil and gas, boosting the company’s reserves at the Pliocene level in the GS-29 area and potentially improving prospects for a development.