Mirpurkhas West

Mirpurkhas West


  • Province:Sindh
  • Area:199.26 km2
  • Geologic Setting:Lower Indus Basin
  • Play Type:Structural
  • Resource Potential:~ 300 BCF
  • Work Commitment:74 Line Km 2D seismic and 3 exploratory wells

Petroleum System

  • Source:Sembar & Lower Goru shales (early Cretaceous)
  • Reservoir:Lower Basal Sand (LBS) of Lower Goru formation
  • Seal:Talhar Shales of Lower Goru FormationLower Goru intraformational shales and Marl of Upper Goru Formation

Key Features

  • Mapped 2 drillable prospects
  • Identified 3 leads in the northern part of the block
  • Matiari prospect: Area 13 km2, 12% porosity, estimated P-50 reserves 60 BCF.
  • Matiari West-1 Prospect: Area 9 km2, estimated P-50 reserves 30 BCF.
  • Block located in Sembar-Goru fairway.
  • Well developed gas infrastructure near the block.
  • Expected good quality gas of 1000 BTU/scf.

Way Forward

  • Planning to acquire seimic and drill Matiari-1 well.
Location Map of Mirpur Khas West Block