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.