Oil India Makes Two Discoveries In Upper Assam Basin


Oil India Makes Two Discoveries In Upper Assam Basin

Oil India Ltd (OIL) has reported making two hydrocarbon discoveries in Dibrugarh & Tinsukia district in the Upper Assam Basin.

These discoveries were made during the second quarter of the financial year 2018-19, in the wells West Lohali -1 and Dhakuwal-1.

An OIL statement said, “The well West Lohali-1 encountered one sand in Barail formation of Oligocene age. On testing, a 13-metre Barail sand at a depth of 2,357 metres, produced gas at the rate of 1,15,000 standard cubic metres a day (scmd).”

“The well Dhakuwal-1 encountered two zones in LK+TH formation of Eocene age. On testing, a 15-metre LK+TH sand at a depth of 3,875 metres, produced gas at the rate of 1,00,000 scmd with 22 cubic metre a day condensate,” the statement added. Read more

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