Pakistan Petroleum Ltd. has started operations at the company's second gas processing facility at Sharf X-1 well in Shahdadpur field in Gambat South Block in Sindh, Pakistan.
The initial sale of 22 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd) of gas has commenced, with the volume expected to rise to 33 mmscfd from 50 mmscfd of raw gas during the plant's performance testing.
Pakistan Petroleum said the processing plant, upon reaching its maximum design capacity, will produce 500 to 600 barrels per day of condensate and 2 to 10 metric tons of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) in addition to 33 mmscfd of sales gas.
Along with the gas, condensate with flow of 199 barrels per day had also been discovered, reinforcing the commercial viability of the well, the company said.
In 2014, PPL announced discovery of 42 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd) of gas in the Gambat South block.