ONGC ‘Sagar Samrat’ starts oil and gas production in Arabian Sea

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) offshore drilling rig known as Sagar Samrat has been commissioned as a mobile offshore production unit (MOPU). The Sagar Samrat MOPU will handle up to 20,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil, with a maximum export gas capacity of 2.36 million standard cubic metres per day (mscmd) and is expected to add 6,000 bpd of oil to ONGC’s production in the coming days.