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Poly GCL to Drill Additional Gas Well in Calub, Ogaden

Poly GCL, Chinese Petroleum Company, is set to commence drilling another gas well at the Calub gas field in the Ogaden basin, according to The Reporter.

Poly GCL had inked petroleum development agreement with Ethiopian Ministry of Mines in November 2013, to develop the Calub and Hilala gas fields situated 1200 km south east of the Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Chinese company seeks to construct a length of 830 km gas pipeline from Calub and Hilala gas fields in the Ogaden basin to the Port of Djibouti and to install a gas treatment plant at the port.

The company aims to produce three million tons of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) per year and export it to China via the port of Djibouti. The project requires a capital of four million dollars. Poly GCL pals to launch production in 2018.

Source: The Reporter