Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Oct. 26 / Trend H. Hasanov /
Discovering oil deposits on the field Barsakelmes allows specialists to talk about its high prospects, the state concern Turkmenneft said.
"The thickness of the discovered lower layer will provide an opportunity for further growth in liquid hydrocarbons. At present, the research operations are being conducted to examine the parameters of the layer and opportunities for production," a statement said.
Providing new oil fields with the necessary facilities is one of the priorities of the activity of the state concern. It exploits about 30 fields now. They include more than 600 oil, oil and gas deposits located on the different stages of development.
Such fields as Chekishler, Garadurun, South Kamishlidja, Nebitlije and others are among the newly commissioned and provided with the necessary facilities. The state concern conducts operations on the growth of new hydrocarbon reserves in Turkmenistan in accordance with the approved exploration program.
In this regard, exploration operations are carried out in deep-lying layers on previously developed fields in the western Turkmenistan, along with work on assessing hydrocarbon potential of the new fields.