SOCAR-AQS drilling new well at field in Caspian Sea
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov.26
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
The SOCAR-AQS drilling enterprise has started drilling of a new well at the Gunashli field in the shallow part of Caspian Sea, the company told Trend Nov.26.
"The drilling of the well at the Guneshli field will be carried out from the fixed offshore platform," said the company. "Its design depth is 4,000 meters. The well is planned to be commissioned in early 2016."
Azneft Production Association ordered the work.
SOCAR-AQS was established in 2007 by SOCAR and Absheron Drilling as a joint venture, providing integrated services for drilling and well servicing.
Currently, SOCAR-AQS mainly conducts drilling from the fixed platform No. 11 in the shallow part of the Guneshli field, as well as from the platform No. 1 at the Umid field.
SOCAR, jointly with foreign partners, is developing the deep-water part of the Gunashli field as part of the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli block.
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