The Mardan Khel-1 exploration well, drilled in May 2015 on TAL block in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, will add 10,700 boe/d to the block’s output, which now has reached 90,000 boe/d, MOL Group reported (OGJ Online, May 19, 2015).
Wholly owned MOL Group subsidiary MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Co. BV operates TAL with 8.4% interest. Partners in the joint venture consortium include Pakistan Oil & Gas Development Co., Pakistan Petroleum Ltd., Pakistan Oil Fields Ltd., and Government Holdings (Pvt.) Ltd.
The Mardan Khel-2 and Mardan Khel-3 appraisal wells also have been spudded, MOL said.