SOCAR drills over 130,000 meters in Jan-Sept
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 7 / Trend /
In January-September, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) (excluding joint ventures and operating companies) drilled 131,500 meters compared to 156,600 meters for the same period of 2008, SOCAR said.
Of a total drilling, 128,700 meters fell to production drilling and 2,900 meters - exploration drilling.
SOCAR drilled 13,200 meters in September.
Totally, in 2008, SOCAR drilled 202,900 metres compared to 190,300 metres in 2007.