OGDC announces commercial production of gas, condensate from Togh Well-I

'This is the fourth injection the company has made in the production gathering system since June 26'

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC) has announced the commencement of commercial production of gas and condensate from Togh Well-I after injecting 24.25 million cubic feet per day (mmcfd) gas and 300 barrel (bbl) oil from three fields in the transmission network during last few days.

“The company has been getting 9mmcfd gas and 240bbl oil from the Togh Well-I, located in Kohat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, since June 30,” said a statement issued by the company on Friday. “It is the fourth injection the company has made in the production gathering system during a period from June 26 to 30 for onward supply to consumers.

The OGDC is the operator of the Togh Well-I with 55pc shares, while Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL) and Saif Energy Limited (SEL) are joint venture partners with 33.33pc and 16.67pc shares, respectively.

OGDCL indigenously completed 8-inch diametre, 3.5km flow line from Togh Well-I to Sheikhan Well-I, where the wellhead assembly and other allied facilities, including gathering area, separation facility, dehydration plant, storage facility, dispatch pumping station, gantry area and metering station, were constructed using in-house resources.

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The company said it was committed to intensifying field development activities, completion of ongoing development projects and utilization of latest production techniques to maintain and optimize oil & gas output.

“The commencement of commercial production will increase the oil and gas production of the company and the country, and help mitigate the ever-growing demand of domestic consumers and industry.”

On June 26, the company had successfully started commercial production of 10mmcfd gas from Thar East Well-I, while on June 28, it started injecting 2.25mmcfd gas from Bhimbra Well-I. Besides, it also injected 12pc gas and 300bbl oil from Dhoke Hussain Field Well-I in the system.

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