Bhola gas real
The new gas in Bhola turns out to be real.
Country's energy explorer Bapex has completed two pending geological tests to confirm existence of high-pressured extractable natural gas, only 3km away from Shahbazpur field.
READ MORE: No new gas field, yet it's big news
"The gas is burning," an excited Meherul Hasan, the project director and a DGM of Bapex, told The Daily Star.
Early in the morning today, the Bapex conducted the perforation test, a method to determine the flow pressure of the gas field, which is believed to be an extension of Shahbazpur field.
EDITORIAL: Gas potential in Bhola
The high gas pressure also confirmed a rich reserve, which was disclosed prematurely by the government last week.
Bapex finished another crucial test direct steam method to determine the extractable reserve two days back.