SOCAR continues operational drilling in Caspian Sea
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 30 / Trend E.Ismayilov /
The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) plans to complete drilling new operational well on the Alat Daniz field in a month, a source in SOCAR said.
At present, drilling of the well No.64 on Alat Daniz-63 platform is under completion. The design depth of the new well is 3,400 meters, 3,150 meters of which have been drilled, the same source said. With such rates, the company will complete the drilling work in a month, the source added.
The expected daily debit of the well is estimated to 20,000 cubic meters of gas and 50 tons of oil.
SOCAR continues drilling one more well (No.74) on the Alat Daniz-18 platform on the field of the same name.
The design depth of the new well is 4,000 meters. The company drilled only 80 meters, as the company launched drilling on Aug. 31. The company plans to complete the drilling by late 2010. The expected daily debit of the well is about 20,000 cubic meters of gas and 40 tons of oil.
The Bayil Limani manages the drilling of the both wells.
Azerbaijan has 57 oil and gas fields, including 18 offshore wells. SOCAR has more than 62, 000 employees.
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