OGDCL-PPL awarded exploration rights of new block in Balochistan

OGDCL-PPL awarded exploration rights of new block in Balochistan

KARACHI: The government has provisionally awarded exploration rights of a new block situated in the Balochistan Province to a joint venture comprising Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) and Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL), a statement said on Friday.

The statement issued by PPL said that the government had provisionally awarded a new block ‘Suleiman (Block No. 3069-9) situated in Balochistan for exploration rights to the joint venture formed between OGDCL and the company.

“OGDCL and the Company [PPL] each hold fifty percent working interest in the block which will be operated by OGDCL, subject to the execution of a Petroleum Concession Agreement and issue of an Exploration License,” the statement added.

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