Friday, July 1, 2022

OGDCL discovers gas reserve at Jandran X-4 in Balochistan


Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at

Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) as operator (100%) of Jandran Exploration Licence has discovered gas reservoir from its exploratory well Jandran X-04, which is located in District Barkhan, Balochistan Province.

The structure of Jandran X-04 was delineated, drilled and tested using OGDCL’s in house expertise. The well was drilled down to the depth of 1200 meter into Parh Limestone. Based on Wireline logs data, successfully DST was carried out in Mughal Kot Formation wherein the Well tested 7.08 Million Standard Cubic Feet Per Day (MMSCFD) gas and 0.55 Barrels Per Day (BPD) condensate with Well head Flowing Pressure (WHFP) of 1300 Pounds Per Square Inch (PSI) at 32/64” choke size.

The discovery of Jandran X-04 is the result of aggressive exploration strategy adopted by the Company. It has opened a new avenue and would add to the hydrocarbon reserves of the OGDCL and the country.

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