AIZAWL, Sept 7 - Oil India Limited (OIL) is highly optimistic of finding hydrocarbon deposits, specially natural gas in Mizoram, company�s chief manager for exploration R Phukan today said.
�We found good quality natural gas deposit in Maubuang area, but the quantity was not feasible for commercial purposes,� he told media persons here.
Drilling was done at Maubuang, which is around 40 km south of Aizawl and at Keifang area in eastern Aizawl district and did not yield any positive results.
Drilling in central Mizoram�s Thenzawl area would commence soon and OIL is highly optimistic of finding hydrocarbon deposits in the area, he added. � PTI