Oil discovered near Mumbai High Field

The discovery has indicated potential of about 29.74 million metric tonne of oil equivalent of gas

GN Bureau | January 2, 2018


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ONGC oil and gas processing platform in Mumbai
ONGC oil and gas processing platform in Mumbai

Oil has been discovered from a well near Mumbai High field, parliament was informed.

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited has recently made an oil discovery from well WO-24-3 (WO-24-C) located in the West of Mumbai High Field in Arabian Sea.
 
Based on the data generated during drilling, 9 objects / zones were identified and on testing all the objects flowed oil /gas. The discovery has indicated potential of about 29.74 Million Metric Tonne of Oil Equivalent of Gas (MMTOE) of In-Place Hydrocarbon Volume in the discovery area, he said.
 
The minister added that the 9th object on testing flowed oil at the rate 3,310 barrels per day and gas at the rate 17,071 cubic meter per day. The multi-layered oil & gas accumulation in this well opened up new area for exploration/ development.

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