Oil India Ltd, the nation’s second-largest state oil producer, on Friday mentioned it has made a natural gas discovery at a nicely drilled in Tinsukia, Assam.
“The discovery will open up new areas for further oil and gas exploration in Assam and would help in enhancing the gas production with future appraisal and development activities,” the corporate mentioned in a press release.
Oil India Ltd (OIL) mentioned nicely Dinjan-1 in Tinsukia petroleum mining lease (PML) in the higher Assam basin struck hydrocarbons.
The nicely encountered about 10 meters of hydrocarbon-bearing sands, it mentioned.
On testing, it produced gas on the rate of 115,000 normal cubic meters per day.
OIL, whose majority of operations are concentrated in the north-east, didn’t point out the reserves the discovery could maintain.
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