SOCAR conducts ecological monitoring on several developing fields
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug.4 / Trend /
Ecological Department of State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) has conducted ecological monitoring on the commissioned fields "Gurgan Deniz", "Western Absheron", "Absheron Banka," SOCAR said.
According to the Company, the monitoring was held using research vessel "MRK-452".
The purpose of research is to study ecological changes in the fields during their operation, determine the level of anthropogenic impacts, reveal the impact on flora and fauna a.
During the initial monitoring 21 test for microbiological investigations were taken for chemical research at different depths, 12 for microbiological studies, 11 for zooplankton studies, 15 for studies of benthos. The Speed and direction of currents have also been studied. At present, samples are in the lab for study.