ONGC Makes Gas Discovery in West Tripura District

ONGC has discovered natural gas at Khedabari village in Sonamura subdivision of West Tripura district with a production capacity of over 200,000 cubic meters per day, Director of Exploration at ONGC, Y.B Sinha said.

The well was drilled to a depth of 2,550 meters and encountered commercial gas in three zones.

The discovery of gas is very important in view of the 280 MW power plant being built in the area near Monarchak being established by North-East Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO), he said.