Tag: Kirthar

SWD, WWF release Indian pangolin into Kirthar National Park

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Sindh Wildlife Department (SWD) and WWF-Pakistan have jointly released Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata) into Khar Centre of Kirthar National Park, 45 kilometers off Karachi. The presence of the mammal identified as Indian pangolin was noticed near Islamia College in Jamshed Town, Karachi, this month. The mammal was later on handed it over to Karachi Zoo. The Sindh Wildlife Department being the sole custodian of wild animals in the province received it from the…Read More

Gas discovered in Kirthar

| | No Comments

article image Staff Report ISB: Polish Oil and Gas Company Pakistan (PGNiG) has discovered tight gas in Kirthar block. The block is located 52 kilometers from Dadu city. The discovery was made while drilling and testing of Rizq-1 Exploratory Well. During initial testing Rizq-1 well could not produce commercial volume of gas; however it delivered up to 10.7 MMSCFD Gas from Pab formation of Cretaceous age. Rizq-1 well was spudded in October last year and drilled up to total depth of 3173 meters…Read More

Gas discovered in Kirthar

| | No Comments

article image Staff Report ISB: Polish Oil and Gas Company Pakistan (PGNiG) has discovered tight gas in Kirthar block. The block is located 52 kilometers from Dadu city. The discovery was made while drilling and testing of Rizq-1 Exploratory Well. During initial testing Rizq-1 well could not produce commercial volume of gas; however it delivered up to 10.7 MMSCFD Gas from Pab formation of Cretaceous age. Rizq-1 well was spudded in October last year and drilled up to total depth of 3173 meters. On…Read More

Man behind Kirthar National Park

| | No Comments

BLACK KULLU apples of Bhurban and Pakistani Himalayas, riverine forests of Sindh and the blind dolphins of the Indus River owe much more to Wahajuddin Ahmed Kirmani than they owe to anybody else.After doing his BSc (Hons) in Forestry from Edinburgh University, he used his education and training profitably to the advantage of his fellow countrymen.He established the Wildlife Department in Sindh. His tireless efforts resulted in getting 1,100 square miles of land in the Khirthar Range to be…Read More