SOCAR’s Complex Drilling Trust increases volume of drilling operations
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 23 / Trend, E. Ismayilov /
SOCAR's Complex Drilling Works Trust has started drilling 51 wells since early 2013, the trust's head Iskender Shirali said in an interview with Caspian Energy magazine today.
According to him, around 43 wells have been already drilled since early 2013 and the same number of wells has been put into operation.
"Around 96,896 meters were drilled onshore and offshore during the reporting period (January-August 2013) or 10,142 meters more compared to the same period of last year (111.7 percent)," he added.
SOCAR includes production units such as "Azneft" (production of oil and gas),"Azerikimya" (chemical industry) and "Azerigas" (gas distribution enterprise).
SOCAR includes a number of processing enterprises, service enterprises and institutions engaged in geophysical and drilling operations.