Kirthar Block

Kirthar Block is located in District Dadu, Sindh. The exploration license for Kirthar was awarded to POGC as operator on May 18, 2005. Later, PPL acquired 30 percent working interest in the block through an agreement with POGC on February 23, 2006.

So far, a tight-gas discovery, Rehman, has been made in the block in 2009. POGC and PPL signed the Pakistan’s first-ever Tight Gas Sale Purchase Agreement with SSGCL on November 13, 2012. According to the agreement SSGCL built a 52-kilometre long pipeline to transport gas from the field to the industrial areas in Sindh that lead to initiation of Early Well Testing of the discovery in mid-2013.

Recoverable Reserves

159 Bcf*

PPL Working Interest

30 percent



Other Partners


Daily Average Production

10.40 MMscf gas**

Producing Field


*1P (proven) reserves

**Daily production figures are averaged for August 2013