DHAKA, September 08. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian gas giant Gazprom has received an inflow of gas amounting to 544,000 cubic meters of gas per day at the Shahbazpur field in Bangladesh, Gazprom International, the company’s unit and field works’ operator, said in a statement Monday.
The inflow occurred while the company has tested a well, called Shahbazpur-3, at the field located on Bhola Island in the south of Bangladesh.
In 2012, Gazprom International signed two contracts with local state oil and gas corporation Petrobangla to drill 10 development wells at six fields in Bangladesh. The company already constructed nine wells, with Shahbazpur-3 being the ninth.