OGDCL Fields Brief
Major Oil & Gas Fields
Tando Alam (Oil)
Thora & Thora East (Oil)
Chak Naurang (Oil)
Pasakhi & Pasakhi North (Oil)
Kunnar Pasakhi Deep (Gas/Condensate)
Tando Allah Yar (Gas/Condensate)
Norai Jagir (Gas/Condensate)
Moolan/ Moolan North (Oil)
Bhal Syedanl (Gas/Condensate)
Dhok Kamal Shah (Gas/Condensate)
Maru & Reti Gas Field
Pali/ Pali Deep (Oil)
Tando Alam (Oil Field)
OGDCL has a 100 percent interest in the Tando Alam oil field, which is located in Hyderabad District of Sindh province and is approximately 150 kms north-east of Karachi. First exploratory well (i.e. Tando Alam Well No. 1 as an oil producer) was drilled in May 1984.The field was placed on regular production by OGDCL on 13th October 1984.
Thora/ Thora East, North, Deep (Oil Field)
Thora oil field is located near Hyderabad, Sindh. The field was discovered in August, 1987 by drilling first exploratory well i.e. Thora #01. Subsequently the field was developed and delineated through drilling of a total of five wells during the period August, 1987 to January, 1989. Later 02 Deep wells were also drilled in Thora Field from 2006-2008. The field occurs within the Lower Indus sub-basin lying on the southern Sindh platform.
Sono (Oil Field)
Sono Oil field is located at a distance of 25 kms in north east of Hyderabad city and about 04 Kms away from Tando Alam Oil complex. First exploratory well was drilled in February 1988. A total of 05 wells were drilled. Sono well # 1 was brought on regular production in May 1988. Later 03 wells were further added after reviewing the structure. Presently all the producing wells are on artificial lift.
Lashari Center/Lashari South/Moolan (Oil Fields)
Lashari Oil Field is located at a distance of 25 kms in east of Hyderabad city. The well Lashari Center # 1 was drilled in April 1988 and was brought on production in November 1988. Lashari Centre is part of a larger structural feature which includes Lashari Centre, Lashari East and Lashari South. For the purpose of economic analysis, Lashari Centre and Lashari East is treated as same hydrocarbon bearing and producing entity.
Missan (Oil Field)
The field is located at a distance of 13.5 kms in south east of Tando Allah Yar city. The field was discovered in June 1998 and was brought on regular production in August 1998.
Pasakhi/ Pasakhi North, North East/ Pasakhi Deep, West (Oil Fields)
OGDCL has a 100 percent working interest in Pasakhi oil field which is located at a distance of 19 kms in the east of Hyderabad city. The first exploratory well i.e. Pasakhi well No. 1 was drilled and completed in August 1989. The well was brought on regular production on October 4, 1989.
Bobi (Gas/ Condensate Field)
Bobi gas/condensate field is located at 25 kms in south of District Sanghar and 85 km north-east of Hyderabad city in Sindh province. Bobi well # 1 was the first exploratory well drilled and completed as gas / condensate producer in May 1988. Total of 17 wells have been drilled till now wherein 02 wells are producing, 06 shut-in, 05 plugged & abandoned and 02 are water disposal. Extended production testing was carried out on Bobi wells in order to obtain reservoir parameters and estimation of reserves. Bobi gas condensate field is a part of Second Oil and Gas Development Project funded by Asian Development Bank amounting to US $ 52.00 million out of which US $ 20.1 million was allocated for the development of Bobi field. Condensate fractionating facilities along with gas-recycling system was installed and field was declared as Oil Complex in 2002.
Qadirpur (Gas Field)
The Qadirpur gas field is currently OGDCL’s largest operated gas producing field. The field is located 8 kms from Ghotki, 70 kms to the north east of Sukkur and 100 kms to the east of Jacobabad in Sindh province. Discovered in March 1990, it is a joint venture between OGDCL, KUFPEC Pakistan B.V., PKP Exploration Ltd (Premier Oil), PKP2 Exploration Ltd (KUFPEC) and Petroleum Pakistan Limited, each holding 75%, 8.5%, 4.75%, 4.75% and 7% respectively. Gas production on this field commenced in September 1995 after the installation of gas gathering facilities and processing plants. Out of the 75 wells that have been drilled at this field, 62 are currently producing wells. Five have been plugged & abandoned, six are shut-in and two are water disposal wells. The field’s main customers are Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Company Limited, Engro Powergen Limited and Liberty Power Limited.
Kunnar/ Kunnar Pasakhi Deep & Tando Allah Yar/ Tando Allah Yar North/ Dars (Gas/ Condensate Field)
Kunnar gas/condensate field is located in the Hyderabad District at a distance of about 26 kms from Hyderabad city. First exploratory well i.e. Kunnar well No. 1 was drilled and completed in Nov, 1987. In order to obtain reservoir data, extended production tests were conducted on Kunnar wells. OGDCL has a 100 percent working interest in the Kunnar Gas/ Condensate Field. The field was placed on regular production in December 1991. At Kunnar field, 12 wells have been drilled so far and out of which 09 are producers, 01 is plugged & abandoned and remaining two are water disposal and gas injector wells respectively. Production from Kunnar Deep wells (Phase-I) has been started from February 2012 while from Phase-II Tando Allah Yar wells has been started from January 2017.
Tando Allah Yar is a Joint Venture of OGDCL (77.5%) and Government Holding Private Limited (22.5%). The field is located at about 32 kms east of Hyderabad city and is a gas/condensate discovery. Tando Allah Yar is the nearest town, which is about 05 Kms away from Tando Allah Yar Well # 01. The discovery was made on 4th January 1998 in the Lower Goru formation. TAY # 01 was completed as dual producer. TAY is the integral part of KPD Project.
Currently 49 wells have been drilled in Kunnar Pasakhi Deep and Tando Allah Yar concession wherein 23 wells are producer, 13 wells have been plugged & abandoned and 13 wells are shut-in.
Norai Jagir (Gas/ Condensate Field)
The Norai Jagir property is part of the Nim exploration licence and is a joint venture of OGDCL and Government Holding Private Limited. OGDCL has a 95 percent working interest in the Nim E.L. Nim E.L. is located in the Tando Muhammad Khan District of the Sindh province. Norai Jagir #01 was drilled by OGDCL in 2002 as an exploratory well. Norai Jagir is being produced at Daru Central facility.
Daru (Gas/ Condensate Field)
Daru structure is located in Tando Muhammad Khan District of Sindh province at a distance of 53 km from Tando Alam Oil Complex. First exploratory well was drilled in December 1988 and was tested as gas/condensate producer. The field was put on regular production in October 1999. Daru#1 was reinjected into system in February 2018 after installation of compressors.
Hundi (Gas Field)
The Hundi field was discovered in 1970 by Hundi #01 well which was shut-in in during 1988 after having produced 147 MMcf of natural gas from the Ranikot G zone and 9,678 MMcf from the Ranikot E zone. Three more wells were drilled from 1971 and 1975. Hundi #02 has been abandoned, Hundi #03 is producing from the Ranikot A zone and Hundi #04 is producing in the Ranikot C zone.
Sari (Gas Field)
The Sari Field is located 64 kilometres east of Karachi and covers approximately 60 square kilometres. It was discovered in 1965 with the drilling of well Sari #01, which tested gas from the Upper Ranikot A and B zones. A total of five wells have been drilled in the area wherein currently Sari #3 is producing from lower Ranikot.
Sinjhoro (Gas/Condensate Field)
The Sinjhoro field is located in District Sanghar of Sindh province. The Sinjhoro E.L covering an area of 179.31 Sq.Km (approx) was awarded to joint venture of OGDCL (62.5%), OPL (15%) & GHPL (22.5%) with effect from Dec 29, 1999 for the initial term of ten years. Sinjhoro development consists of a number of small fields discovered in proximity of each other with in the Sinjhoro Exploration License: Baloch, Chak-2, Chak-63, Chak-63SE, Chak-66, Chak-66NE, Chak-7, Hakeem Daho, Lala Jamali and Resham. Sinjhoro gas field is currently producing at optimum level; a total of 26 wells have been drilled in Sinjhoro block. Out of these 26 wells, 10 are producers, 05 wells were shut-in and 11 have been plugged & abandoned.
Bagla (Gas/ Condensate Field)
Bagla is located at a distance of about 150 KMs in the east of Karachi in Thatta Exploration block of Sindh province and about 45 kms from Badin. The field can be approached through Badin – Sajawal metallic road. Phillips Petroleum Exploration Limited discovered Bagla # 01 in December 1998 however well had to be plugged & abandoned due to gas oozing at surface. Later, OGDCL drilled/completed Bagla# 02 as gas condensate producer.
Nur (Gas/ Condensate Field)
Nur Gas Field is located about 05 kms from Bagla gas field. Drilling of Nur # 01 was completed in June 1991 by OGDCL followed by Production testing. Gas / condensate were discovered in Lower Goru Formation. After installing well head surface facilities and amine plant, commercial production has been started w.e.f January 23, 2013.
Maru - Reti (Gas Field)
The field is located in district Ghotki and approximately 150 kms from Sukkhur. As part of Guddu Exploration License which is a joint venture of OGDCL (57.76 %), SPUD PETRO (SEPL) 10.66 %, IPR (9.08 %) and GHPL carried (22.50 %). Out of 10 wells drilled in the area so far, 07 are gas producers, 01 well is shut-in and 02 have been plug & abandoned. The untreated gas form Maru – Reti field is being sold to M/s Engro Fertilizer at Maru-1 gas gathering facility.
Fimkassar (Oil Field)
The Fimkassar field is located approximately 75 kms southwest of Islamabad. To-date five wells have been drilled. In 1981, Texas Gulf Oil Company drilled Fimkassar # 01X. Hydrocarbon shows were identified in the Chorgali and upper part of the Sakessar. The well was abandoned and then handed over to OGDC. OGDC then re-entered Fimkassar-1 (originally called FMK # 1x) in 1989 and sidetracked it. Oil was found in commercial quantity and subsequently the well was completed in the lower Sakessar.
Missakeswal (Oil Field)
Missa Keswal oil field is located at a distance of about 60 kms in the south-east of Islamabad. The field was discovered in June 1991 and came on regular production from December 1992.
Toot (Oil Field)
The Toot oil field located in the Punjab province is approximately 75 miles south-west of Islamabad. The discovery well, originally called Toot #01, was drilled under Russian supervision during 1968.
Chak Naurang (Oil Field)
The Chak Naurang oil field is located at a distance of about 90 kms in the south-west of Islamabad. The field was discovered in June 1986 and came on regular production from July 1987. Chak Naurang is a joint venture with M/s. POL, OGDCL & POL with shares of 85% and 15% respectively.
Kal (Oil Field)
The Kal oil field is located at a distance of about 100 kms in the south-east of Islamabad. The field was discovered in June 1995 and came on regular production from August 1995. Kal structure lies in Gujar Khan exploration license and is located eight kms, south-west of Rajian oil field. The first discovery well Kal #01 was drilled in February 1995.
Rajian (Oil Field)
The Company has a 100 percent working interest in the Rajian oil field located in the Gujar Khan E.L. 50 miles south of Islamabad and 19 miles from Sohawa town. Currently there are four producing heavy oil wells under Company’s acreage. The field was discovered and came on regular production in August 1994.
Bahu (Gas Field)
Bahu field is situated about 130 kms from Multan in Punjab province. The field was discovered in Feb-2006. The supply of low BTU gas to FKPCL commenced on February 04, 2011.
Nandpur/Punjpir (Gas Field)
Nandpur gas field is situated about 70 kms north-east of Multan in Punjab province. The field was discovered in 1984. The regular supply of low BTU gas around 50 MMSCFD started in May 1999 to M/s. FKPCL for power generation of 144 MW. Panjpir Gas field is situated about 45 kms from Kabirwala District Khanewal. The regular production from Panjpir was started in March 2000.
Dakhni (Gas/ Condensate Field)
The Dakhni gas condensate field is located 135 kms south west of Islamabad. The field was discovered in February 1983 and came on regular production in December 1989. Gas produced at this field contains 6% to 7% hydrogen sulphide. The company installed the facilities to extract liquefied petroleum gas (“LPG”), sulphur and carbon dioxide to produce pipeline-quality gas from raw gas. Of the 23 total wells drilled at this field, six have been deemed producing wells and five are shut in, with the remaining being dry and abandoned. Natural gas produced from this field is being supplied to Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Company Limited.
Dhodak (Gas/ Condensate Field)
The Dhodak gas condensate field is located in the tribal area of Dera Ghazi Khan, 55 kms away from Taunsa Sharif and about 230 kms in north-west of Multan. The field was discovered in December, 1976. The field was brought on regular production in Dec 1994 after the installation of processing plant at Baharwali. It is the first gas condensate discovery of OGDCL.
Sadqal (Gas/ Condensate Field)
The Sadqal gas condensate field is located at a distance of 40 kms in the southwest of Islamabad. The field was discovered in April 1992 and regular production started on 30th June 1993.
Loti (Gas Field)
The field is located at a distance of 55 kms north west of Sui gas field, District Dera Bughti in Baluchistan province. Loti gas field was discovered in March 1985. Regular production started in November 1989.
Uch (Gas Field)
Uch gas field is located in the south western portion of middle Indus Basin, in the District Dera Bugti, Baluchistan. Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) discovered gas reserves at Uch gas field in 1955. The elevation from the main sea level is 100 M (328 Feet). Well # 1 was abandoned due to the higher concentration of CO2 and low Btu value. The field was then appraised by OGDCL and commenced drilling activities in 1986. OGDCL developed the infrastructures for Gas Gathering; Gas Commingling System, H2S Removal plant, Gas Dehydration Plant, Utilities and Gas Transmission Pipeline for supply of gas to M/s Uch Power Ltd Power Generation Plant. Uch Gas Field supply treated gas to UPL for their five gas turbines (UPL-I: 03 turbines and UPL-II: 02 turbines).
Pirkoh (Gas Field)
The field was discovered with the drilling of the Pirkoh-01 well in October, 1975 through December, 1977. The development that followed was preceded by extensive seismic work and subsurface structural mapping prior to the drilling of well #02 on August, 1981. This second well was a three-mile step out from the original discovery. Subsequent development wells #02A and #03 confirmed the discovery as commercial. From 1982 through 1988, 25 wells were drilled in a region measuring 4.5 miles north-south and 10.2 miles east-west. Since 1988 development drilling has increased the total well count to 59 including two wells, which failed to reach the projected depth. Currently 06 wells are producing, 43 are shut-in and remaining are dry hole/ abandoned.
KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA (KPK)
Chanda (Oil Field)
Chanda field is located in Shakardarra area in District Kohat of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province at a distance of about 70 kms from Kohat city. Chanda oil field, the first ever discovery of hydrocarbons in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was brought on to stream and commenced production from 17 July, 2004. Chanda LPG plant was also installed in October 2006 producing 25-45 M.tons per day of LPG. The field has added a new dimension to petroleum exploration in the province. It is a joint venture between OGDCL (72%), Government Holdings (Private) Limited (17.5%) and Zaver Petroleum (10.5%). First well Chanda-l was discovered in November 1999 and second well was drilled in 2000. Being the first ever discovery in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, start of regular commercial production from Chanda field marked an important milestone, which generated revenues in the form of royalty and GST for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from oil and gas production.
Mela (Oil Field)
The Mela oil field was discovered in September 2006 and is located in Kohat District of KPK province, at Shakardara. This is a joint venture field between OGDCL, Government Holdings (Private) Limited (“GHPL”) and Pakistan Petroleum Limited (“PPL”). OGDCL is the operator of the field, having working interests of PPL 28.55%, GHPL 15% and OGDCL 56.45% respectively. Out of 04 drilled wells, 02 are currently producing and remaining 02 wells are dry hole/ abandoned.
Nashpa (Oil Field)
Nashpa oil field was discovered in September 2009 and it is located in Karak District of KPK province at a distance of about 40 kms from Kohat city. The field, for which OGDCL is the operator, is a joint venture between Pakistan Petroleum Limited (28.55%), Government Holdings (Private) Limited (15%) and OGDCL (56.45%). Out of 07 drilled wells, 06 are producing and 01 well is currently shut-in. The field’s main oil customers are Attock Refinery Limited, Pak-Arab Refinery Limited and Byco Petroleum Pakistan Limited; the main gas customer is Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Company Limited