KARACHI (PR): PPL, operator of Gambat South Block, with 65 percent working interest (WI) along with its joint venture partners Government Holdings (Private) Limited and Asia Resources Oil Limited with 25 percent and 10 percent WI, respectively, announced another gas-condensate discovery from exploratory well Kinza X-1 in District Sanghar, Sindh.

This is the fourth discovery in the block after Wafiq, Shahdad and Sharf gas-condensate discoveries.

Exploration well Kinza X-1 was spud on July 28, 2014 and reached the final depth of 3,695 meters on September 13, 2014. Based on wire line logs, potential hydrocarbon bearing zones were identified in the Massive Sand of Lower Goru Formation, which are under testing.