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ONGC looks to drill 8 wells in KG gas block

Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) wants to drill eight wells in its gas discovery block in the prolific Krishna-Godavari Basin off the Andhra coast to appraise finds it has made in the area. The firm has made 10 discoveries in the KG Basin's KG-DWN-98/2 block, which sits next to Reliance Industries' showpiece producing KG-D6 gas fields, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas RPN Singh said today. "ONGC has submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (and) Directorate General of Hydrocarbons requesting permission for drilling eight additional ...