He inaugurated the excavation work of the abandoned well no. 1 of the gas field at Biyanibazar in the afternoon, while managing director of Sylhet Gas Fields Limited (SGFL) Md Mizanur Rahman was present.
Mohammad Ali said, in the meantime, seven to seven and a half million cubic feet of gas is being extracted daily from well no. 2.
He said that the re-digging of the well will be completed by early December.
At present, the Sylhet Gas Fields Limited (SGFL) has under its umbrella of five gas fields -- Haripur Gas Field, Rashidpur Gas Field, Chhatak Gas Field, Kailashtilla Gas Field and Beanibazar Gas Field.
However, the Chhatak Gas Field is currently abandoned. The remaining 12 wells are currently producing 91 million cubic feet of gas per day.