“OGDCL Makes Oil and Gas Discovery in Kohat District, KP”


Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) has announced a significant hydrocarbon discovery in Kohat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), as per a recent stock filing.

The discovery was made in the exploratory segment of the Togh-02 (Slant) well in the Lumshiwal-II Formation, located within the Kohat Exploration Licence area. OGDCL, operating with a 75% stake, and Saif Energy Ltd with a 25% stake, jointly made this discovery.

The drilling of the well commenced on Aug 28, 2023, and reached a total depth of 2,600 meters. Following the wireline logs assessment, a successful Cased Hole Drill Stem Test (CHDST-01) was conducted in the Lumshiwal-II Formation.

The well exhibited a flow rate of 2.842 million standard cubic feet per day of gas along with 28 barrels per day of condensate, with a well flowing pressure of 540 pounds per square inch at a 32/64” choke size.

OGDCL highlighted that this discovery not only marks a significant find but also extends the hydrocarbon play area in the Togh Structure, presenting potential for new exploration opportunities in the region.

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