ISLAMABAD (APP): The oil and gas exploration companies have invested Rs 910.72 billion and spud 373 wells in the country during last five fiscal years.

Total 30 companies are operating in the country, including 12 local and 18 foreign.

According to Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources, 28 companies got exploration licences from 2002 to 2010, while the total quantity of oil sold by MOL and OMV during 2012-13 and 2013-14 was 11 million barrels.