Nowshera Block

Introduction to Nowshera Block:

Nowshera Exploration Block having an area of 2,136 Sq. km, Block is located in Mardan (53.83%) Swabi (38.48%)  Buner (4.05%) Nowshera (3.17%) & Charsadda (0.47%) Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan (Figure 1). The Block lies in Prospectivity Zone-I (Figure 2). Based on surrounding discoveries in Kohat-Bannu basin i.e. Chanda, Mela, Nashpa, Makori, Maramzai and Mamikhel, Nowshera Block is considered to be prospective.

The Block is located about 60 Kilometers from Peshawar towards North East and 300 km North West from Islamabad. It can be easily approachable by a network of highways and metaled roads from Districts Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshera and Charsadda where modern facilities are available.

Map for nowshehra blokc


Nowshera E.L. Farm-Out Opportunity

KPOGCL has designed the Nowshera Block and is inviting both national and international E&P Companies interested in participating as Joint Venture with KPOGCL in Nowshera Exploration Block. KPOGCL is looking forward to farm out its 49% working interest to other E&P Companies to assist KPOGCL regarding Geological, Geophysical and Engineering studies and an initial one exploratory wells drilling program. Work Program is to begin in 2017 leading to the drilling activities in 2018. Full program cost (Capex) is estimated at US$ 42 million.

        Geological Probability = 0.7 (Source) × 0.6 (Reservoir) × 0.6 (Seal) × 0.5 (Trap) = 12.6%

Nowshehra Bloc and sarounding petroulem concessions


E&P Activity History & Reserves Potential

The Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has a strand of discoveries over the past 15 years, beginning from the Chanda Oil field Discovery in 1999 which was a major achievement of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL). In years 2002 and 2005 MOL Pakistan (Hungarian Company) showed interest in Kohat Basin, who discovered Manzalai and Makori oil fields in Tal Block. Read More…


For more information and assistance, please contact to:

Mr. Raziuddin (Razi)



Cell No: +92-333-5380240, +92-300-5001038

Tel: +92-91-9216695

Fax: +92-91-9216697

Office Address: 3rd Floor, Ali Tower, Opposite Custom House, University Road, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan