Sui gas field

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Sui gas field
Country Pakistan
Region Balochistan
Location near Sui
Block Ų
Offshore/onshore Onshore
Coordinates 28°38′0″N 69°12′0″E / 28.63333°N 69.20000°E / 28.63333; 69.20000Coordinates: 28°38′0″N 69°12′0″E / 28.63333°N 69.20000°E / 28.63333; 69.20000
Operator Pakistan Petroleum Limited[1][2]
Field history
Discovery 1952
Start of production 1955
Production
Current production of gas 448[3]×10^6 cu ft/d (12.7×10^6 m3/d)
Estimated gas in place 2,000×10^9 cu ft (57×10^9 m3)
Producing formations Sui Main Limestone, Sui Upper Limestone, Pab Sandstone, Habibrahi limestone

Sui gas field is the biggest natural gas field in Pakistan. It is located near Sui in Balochistan Province, in southwestern Pakistan..

Production[edit]

The gas field was discovered in the late 1952 and the commercial exploitation of the field began in 1955.

Sui gas field accounts for 6% of Pakistan's gas production.[4] Remaining reserves are estimated to be at about 2 trillion cubic feet (57×10^9 m3) and the daily production is around 604 million cubic feet (17.1×10^6 m3).

The operator of the field is Pakistan Petroleum Limited.

Protective measures[edit]

The SUI Gas pipelines repeatedly get attacked by the terrorists that is why as a protective measure, Chief of Army Staff Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has ordered that Frontier Corps (FC) will take charge of Sui gas fields.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kiani, Khaleeq (2 January 2017). "Fresh Sui gas agreement". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 
  2. ^ "Sui Gas Field". www.ppl.com.pk. Pakistan Petroleum Limited. Retrieved 27 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Sui Gas Field". www.ppl.com.pk. Pakistan Petroleum Limited. Retrieved 3 June 2017. 
  4. ^ "PPL broadens its horizons". Upstream Online. NHST Media Group. 2007-02-19. Retrieved 2007-12-23. 
  5. ^ http://www.thenewstribe.com/2011/04/18/fc-to-take-charge-of-security-in-sui-army-chief/

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