PPL announces discovery in Gambat South 

KARACHI, August 21, 2015: Pakistan Petroleum Limited the operator of Gambat South Block with 65 percent working interest (WI) along with its joint venture partners Government Holdings Private Limited and Asia Resources Oil Limited with 25 percent and 10 percent WI, respectively has announced another gas and condensate discovery at its exploration well Kabir X-1 located in District Sanghar, Sindh.  

Kabir X-1 was spud on April 24, 2015 and reached the final depth of 4,020 meters on June 28, 2015. Based on wire line logs, potential hydrocarbon bearing zones were identified in the Basal Sand of Lower Goru Formation. Initial testing flowed 1.94 MMscfd gas along with 253 bbl/d condensate at 16/64 inches choke size.

Currently, well testing is underway to evaluate the potential of the discovery.