SOCAR Installed Telecommunication Network in Large Sea Field

Oil&Gas Materials 16 April 2008 15:20 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 16 April / Trend / The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) has completed the installation of telecommunication network which covers sea platforms of oil and gas extracting unit '28 May', SOCAR reported. Oil and gas extracting unit '28 May' includes shallow parts of Guneshli field, where roughly 70% of SOCAR oil and gas is produced.

The network also covers Chilov island (former Jiloy) and Oil Rocks field. The base station NextNet of Motorola has been installed to establish a network in the Oil rocks. The network covers13 platforms and administrative buildings of oil and gas extracting unit '28 May'.

The speed of the network totals to 5 Mb/s, time-out value - 20ms and cover area - 30km from the base station.