During the second and third quarter of the financial year 2017-18, two hydrocarbon discoveries were made by Oil India Limited (OIL) in the Dumduma Petroleum Mining Lease (PML) in the upper Assam basin.
A press release stated that the well South Chandmari-5 produced gas at the rate of 50,000 scmd (standard cubic metres per day). The well Hukanguri-2 produced oil at the rate of 55 cubic meters per day. This well is under extended production testing.
Well Hukanguri-2 oil discovery is the first commercial oil discovery in Narpuh formation. This discovery will open up new avenues for exploration in Narpuh play in the upper Assam basin.
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