Gas and oil reserves have been found in two areas – reveals Min. Patali Champika

Gas and oil reserves have been found in two areas – reveals Min. Patali Champika

Gas and oil reserves have been found in two areas – reveals Min. Patali Champika

Written by Staff Writer

17 Mar, 2015 | 6:45 am

Minister of Power and Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka says that it has been revealed that there are gas and oil reserves in the area surrounding Norochcholai and Kalpitiya.

The Minister made this observation while delivering a speech at a discussion held in Colombo on Monday. He states that this is good news for Sri Lankans, because gas reserves have been discovered in Mannar  – and another gas as well. The minister stated that another gas reserve has also been found. The Minister went on to state that extensive  studies on these two gas wells have been carried out and it has been revealed that there are enough reserves for us to use. The Minister stated:

We have identified the area surrounding Norochcholai and Kalpitiya to be an area rich with gas and oil reserves.

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