Reliance Uncorks More Oil in Sixth Cambay Discovery

Reliance Industries made another oil discovery in exploratory Block CB-ONN-2003/1 (CB 10 A&B). The discovery well, CB10A-T1, was drilled to a total depth of 4,921 feet (1,500 meters) in Part A of the block, with the objective of exploring the play fairway in the Miocene Basal Sand of Babaguru formation, as well as the Oligocene play of Tarapur formation. Production testing was performed in the 4,560 to 4,577 feet (1,390 to 1,395 meter) interval, and the well flowed at a rate of 415 bopd. This find, Dhirubhai-49, is the sixth oil discovery in the block, and RIL is continuing to explore the area. The block CB-ONN-2003/1 is located 81 miles (130 kilometers) from Ahmedabad in Gujarat, in the Cambay basin. RIL wholly owns and operates the block.


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