OGDCL discovers gas, condensate in Sindh


ISLAMABAD: The Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has discovered gas and condensate oil from its exploratory-cum-appraisal well ‘Mangrio–1’ in Nim Block, District Tando Muhammad Khan, Sindh.

OGDCL has 95pc share in the block and is the operator with 5pc shareholding of Government Holding Private Limited (GHPL). The structure of Mangrio–1 well was delineated, drilled and tested using OGDCL’s in house expertise. The well was drilled down to the depth of 2,676 meters.

The well has tested 10.44 MMSCFD gas, 120 BPD condensate through choke size 32/64” at wellhead flowing pressure of 2085Psi from Lower Gru B-Sand. The discovery of Mangrio–1 is the result of an aggressive exploration strategy adopted by the company. It has opened a new avenue and would add to the hydrocarbon reserves base of the OGDCL and of the country.


  1. to give confidence to OGDCL, its senior management shd be taken to every petrol pump in country to show them that oil is coming out of a ground tank via few pumps at station.


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