SOCAR to Drill New Oil Wells in Alat Deniz Field

Oil&Gas Materials 1 December 2008 17:38 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 1 December / Trend corr. E.Ismayilov/ At the beginning of 2009, State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) will launch drilling of two new oil wells in the Alat Deniz field, a SOCAR source close to work said on 1 December.

One well will be drilled from Alat Deniz-18 platform. The designed depth of the new well will reach 3,800 m and the daily debit - 70-80 tons of oil.

The second well will be drilled from Alat Deniz-63 platform. Its designed depth will also reach 3,800 and daily debit - about 80 tons of oil.

Alat Deniz field has been operated since 1986. According to SOCAR geologists, extracted oil reserves in the field comprise 1.8mln tons.

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