ISLAMABAD: Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi disclosed Monday that a vast reserve of oil and gas has been discovered in Tando Muhammad Khan.

Addressing a news conference here, he said 24 million cubic feet of high quality gas per day is being extracted from the well. He said 765 barrel crude oil per day is also being produced from the well.

Shahid Khaqan said that during the tenure of the incumbent government 101 oil and gas discoveries have so far been made. He said that reserves associated with new discoveries are based on 68 discoveries and remaining 33 discoveries are under evaluation. He said that the country is marching towards sustainable development under vibrant leadership of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.