OIL adds discovery in Upper Assam basin

India state-owned Oil India Ltd. (OIL) is planning further appraisal drilling after bringing its latest oil discovery on production in the Baghjan petroleum mining lease in the Upper Assam basin in northeastern India.

The South Baghjan-2 well encountered 15 m of pay in multiple sands in the Narpuh and Lakadong-Therria formations at a depth of 4,154 m. The well, completed in May, produced 100 cu m/day of oil.

The South Baghjan-2 joins 10 previous discoveries made by OIL during the last 2 years, the company said.

Contact Tayvis Dunnahoe at tayvisd@ogjonline.com.

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