SOCAR commissions well at Gunashli field after repair

Photo: SOCAR commissions well at Gunashli field after repair 

 / Oil&Gas

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 28


The well No. 84 was commissioned at the fifth platform of Gunashli field after overhaul, SOCAR official website reported Aug. 27.

The maintenance work is carried out by the 28 May Oil and Gas Management.

Gunashli field plays an important role in the oil and gas industry of Azerbaijan. The shallow part of the deposit is developed by SOCAR independently and the deep one is developed as part of the Azeri-Chirag- Gunashli block together with foreign partners.

SOCAR plans to drill 20 new wells in the shallow part of the Gunashli field. Alongside with the drilling of new wells, the repair work of the old wells is being implemented by the company on the fields.

SOCAR produced over 8.31 million tons of oil from onshore and offshore fields in 2013 compared to 8.24 million tons in 2012.

In total, some 43.48 million tons of oil were produced in Azerbaijan in 2013 compared to 43 million tons in 2012.

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