SOCAR increases drilling operations in July
Azerbaijan, Baku, August 5 / Trend /
In January-July, SOCAR (except joint ventures and operating companies) drilled 83,260 meters compared to 103,206 meters in January-July 2009, SOCAR said.
According to the report, about 79,406 meters of drilling have fallen to development drilling, and the remaining 3,854 meters - on exploration drilling (including 841 meters - test drilling).
In July, SOCAR drilled 11,886 meters compared to 9178 meters in July of last year.
In 2009, SOCAR drilled 168.200 meters compared to about 203,000 meters in 2008. In 2007 this figure was 190,376 meters.