The field development plan (FDP) for Deen Dayal West area (DDW) in Krishna Godavari block, which includes wells KG-8, KG-15, KG-17 and KG-28, was approved by Government of India in November, 2009.

The hydrocarbon plays encountered in discovery wells KG-8 and KG-15 extend towards South/South West of the original block boundary.

The company said that this extended area will increase the existing 2P reserves and 2C resources for KG block.

Jubilant holds a 10% participating interest in this block through its subsidiary Jubilant Offshore Drilling in India.

According to the company, the earlier approved development area for DDW is 17sq km.