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POL hits oil, gas in TAL Block

Pakistan Oilfields Ltd (POL) has discovered hydrocarbons in TAL Block in its development well Manzalai-9, which is being drilled and completed in Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Province of Pakistan. According to POL communiqué here on Tuesday, the well has tested 580 barrel per day of oil and 23.3 mmcf gas per day during at 32/64" fixed choke size at flowing wellhead pressure of 4000 psi in during drill stem test (DST) at Lockhart and Lumshiwal formations.

Samanasuk formation has tested 716 barrel per day of oil and 6.72 mmcf gas per day during at 32/64" fixed choke size at flowing wellhead pressure of 1658 psi. A DST is a procedure for isolating and testing the surrounding geological formation through the drill stem.

Copyright Associated Press of Pakistan, 2011