Oil produced from 65 wells in Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli in 2012
Azerbaijan, Baku, Mar. 2 / Trend E.Ismayilov /
In 2012, a total of 65 oil wells were producing, while 29 wells were used for injection in the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli field, a BP report on 2012 results says. During 2012, ACG produced more than 243 million barrels or about 32.9 million tones of oil in total.
According to the report of BP, which is the operator of the ACG development project, Chirag had 14 wells (10 oil producers and 4 water injectors), producing on average 74,440 barrels per day.
Central Azeri had 20 wells (14 oil producers, 1 water injector and 5 gas injectors), producing on average 158,430 barrels per day.
West Azeri had 21 wells (16 oil producers and 5 water injectors), producing on average 190,54 barrels per day.
East Azeri had 18 wells (14 oil producers and 4 water injectors), producing on average 134,000 barrels per day.
Deepwater Gunashli had 21 wells (11oil producers and 10 water injectors), producing on average 107,000 barrels per day.
Equity participation in the contract is distributed as follows: BP (operator of the Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli - 35.78 per cent, Chevron - 11,27 per cent, Inpex - 10,96 per cent, AzACG - 11,65 per cent, Statoil - 8 56 per cent, Exxon - 8 per cent, TPAO - 6.75 per cent, Itocu - 4,3 per cent, and Hess - 2,72 per cent. Hess sold its share to Indian ONGC and the deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2013.