Mela is a producing conventional oil field located onshore Pakistan and is operated by Oil & Gas Development. The field is located in block Mela and 3370-10 (Nashpa).

Field participation details

The field is owned by Oil & Gas Development, Government Holdings (Private) and Pakistan Petroleum.

Production from Mela

The Mela conventional oil field recovered 65.01% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2009. The peak production was approximately 5.71 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 17 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2042. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 15.18 Mmboe, comprised of 10.95 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 25.39 bcf of natural gas reserves.

About Oil & Gas Development

Oil & Gas Development Co Ltd (OGDCL) is an integrated upstream oil and gas company. It explores, develops and produces oil and gas from its assets in the provinces of Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan and Kyber Pakhtoon Khawa (KPK) in Pakistan. It owns interests in operated and non-operated exploration licenses and mining leases. The company has equipment and operational base, which includes drilling rigs, workover rigs, seismic data processing center, geological analysis laboratory, wireline logging unit, cementing units and data logging unit for supporting its operations. The company also operates oil and gas processing plants, liquefied petroleum gas and sulphur recovery units. OGDCL is headquartered in Islamabad, Pakistan.


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