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Three New Oil Field Discoveries in Rajasthan
Sep 19, 2014

Cairn India has announced three new oil discoveries in Rajasthan block. These three new oil discoveries have been made in Block RJ-ON-90/1, taking the total number of discoveries in the block to date to 36.

Exploration well DP-1 has encountered 70m gross oil bearing interval in the Barmer Hill formation. The well has been fracced and tested, flowing oil at 120 bopd. The DP structure is located 6 km NW of Mangala field and has an aerial extent of 21 km2. This is a significant discovery, in view of its proximity to the Mangala oil field and fast track appraisal is planned to facilitate rapid commercialization of this discovery.

Exploration well Saraswati SW-1 has been tested in a Mesozoic sand interval and flowed oil @ 248 bopd.

Well Aishwariya-46 flowed oil at 182 bopd in Dharvi Dungar formation, making it the 36th Discovery in RJ-ON-90/1. This well represents the first Dharvi Dungar oil discovery in the northern part of Barmer basin.


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