SOCAR drills well on field in Caspian Sea
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 26 /Trend/
SOCAR-AQS will hand over a new well in the shallow part of the Guneshli field to the customer - "28 May" Oil and Gas Production Department of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) by late April, SOCAR-AQS said.
According to information, the new well has been drilled from the platform "Gunashli-11". Drilling began in late February and ended within 43 days. The depth of the new well is 3,373 meters.
This is the third well drilled from the "Gunashli-11" platform.
Also the drilling of two wells on the platform "Gunashli-13" is under completion. Both wells are planned to be handed over to customer by late May.
SOCAR-AQS was founded on Dec.19 in 2007. The company's shareholders are: SOCAR - 51 percent, and Abseron Qazma - 49 percent.
The company carries out operations on oil and gas well drilling and construction using three rigs located on two fixed platforms at the Guneshli Field. Its main customer is the Azneft Production Union. Drilling operations are conducted from a drill tower on the platform "Gunashli-11", and two drill towers on the platform "Gunashli-13".