Reliance Industries, BP discover new gas in Cauvery basin

New Delhi: Reliance Industries and its UK-based partner British Petroleum have announced a new gas condensate discovery off the east coast in the Cauvery basin. The energy giant has notified the government and the Directorate
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India TV Business Desk 23 Aug 2013, 11:01 AM IST
New Delhi: Reliance Industries and its UK-based partner British Petroleum have announced a new gas condensate discovery off the east coast in the Cauvery basin. The energy giant has notified the government and the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons about the discovery named, D-56.



The discovery, in the deepwater block CY-DWN-2001/2 (CYD5), is situated 62km from the coast in the Cauvery Basin and is the second gas discovery in the block.

RIL is the operator with 70% equity, while BP has a 30 per cent share.

“Well CYIII-D5-S1 was drilled in a water depth of 1,743 meters, to a total depth of 5,731 meters, with the primary objective of exploring Mesozoic-aged reservoirs,” the joint statement said

This is the second discovery by RIL after BP came on board in February 2011.
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