Monthly Production Report for May, 2021

Natural gas production during May,2021 was 2739.65MMSCM which is 19.11% higher when compared with production of May, 2020 but 4.09% lower than the monthly target. Cumulative natural gas production during April-May, 2021 was 5391.14MMSCM which is 20.84% higher than production during corresponding period of last year but 2.61% lower when compared with target for the period. Unit-wise and state-wise natural gas production is given at Annexure-II. Unit-wise natural gas production for the month of May, 2021 and cumulatively for the period April-May, 2021 vis-à-vis same period of last year has been shown in Table-2 and month-wise in Figure-2.

  1. Less than planned production from Vasistha/S1 wells in EOA due to reservoir related issues.

  2. Delay in commencement of gas production from U1 field of KG-98/2 Cluster-II due to COVID-19 impact. As of now, gas production is expected to commence from August, 2021.

  3. Less offtake by consumers due to COVID-19 issues in Tripura and Rajahmundry.

  4. Low upliftment /demand of gas by the major customers.

  5. Bandhs /blockade by local people and associations after the Baghjan Blowout.

Posted On: 22 JUN 2021 2:26PM by PIB Delhi

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