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Vedanta makes gas discovery in KG block

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Ltd said Thursday it has discovered in a block in the

In a regulatory filing, baron Anil Agarwal's company which had recently merged Cairn with itself, said it has notified the and the upstream regulator of Hydrocarbons (DGH) about the discovery in well A3-2 in block KG-OSN-2009/3.

holds 100 per cent participating interest in the block.

"A3-2 is the first exploration well drilled within the KG-OSN-2009/3 block," it said. "Multiple reservoir zones were encountered in the Mesozoic rift formation between the depths of 3351-3944 meters with indications of hydrocarbon during drilling and formation evaluations."

One zone flowed gas to surface during well testing.

"Further appraisal will be required to assess the potential commerciality of this Mesozoic rift discovery," the firm added.

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First Published: Thu, September 13 2018. 19:55 IST