In order to meet the energy requirements of Pakistan, Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL) has ventured into bold, extensive and vigorous Geological and Geophysical activities since its expansion into exploration business in the year 2001.
Ever since, MPCL has aggressively been involved in the main frame upstream exploration business by well-coordinated teamwork and strategic partnerships with local and international Exploration & Production Companies in order to tap indigenous hydrocarbon resources of the country.
Exploration Department of the Company is manned by highly skilled professionals having diversified experience and equipped with state of the art evaluation software’s. The Company has established its own Geo Data Centre having large G&G database.
Presently, the Company operates in seven exploration licenses and has Working Interest in seven non-operated blocks with OGDCL, PPL and TDPL in Pakistan. In addition, the Company has 25% Working Interest in an overseas venture with MOL in Oman as a JV Partner. Besides, the Company also operates two Development and Production Leases i.e. Mari and Zarghun South. The Company has drilled not only onshore wells but has also participated in drilling of off shore wells.
As an Operator, MPCL has 69.23% success record, which became possible only due to its dynamic, proactive and futuristic approach. MPCL embarked not only upon proven reservoir plays but also introduced the new reservoir play concepts like Pirkoh Limestone in Mari Field and Dunghan Limestone in Ziarat Block in Balochistan Province.
Success Ratio of MPCL as compared to other E&P companies
|Name of Company||No. of Exploratory Wells||No. of discoveries||Success Ratio (%)|
|Other E&P companies||757||228||1:3.3(30.1%)|