Exploration & Production

Daewoo makes gas discovery offshore Bangladesh

South Korea’s Daewoo has informed Bangladesh’s state-owned Petrobangla of a potential offshore gas discovery in Block D-12 in the Bay of Bengal
By Staff reporter 9 August 2018 0 32089

South Korea’s Daewoo informed Bangladesh’s state-owned Petrobangla of a potential offshore gas discovery in Block D-12 in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday, Bangladeshi newspaper The Independent has reported.

Daewoo told Petrobangla that analysis of 158,000 hectares it surveyed in the block earlier this year confirmed the existence of five structures that could be moderately sized gas fields.

Daewoo intends to shoot 3D seismic at the block in November.

The D-12 Block adjoins Myanmar’s Block AD 7, which is operated by Daewoo...