SOCAR commissions new well at Oil Rocks field
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 27
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR will produce over 5,800 tons of oil annually through commissioning a new well at the offshore Oil Rocks field, SOCAR said in a message Sept. 27.
Oil is extracted from a wellbore within the range of 1,617-1,612 meters, according to the message.
SOCAR is implementing a program to stabilize and increase the oil output.
The company produced 5.06 million tons of oil at offshore and onshore fields in January-August 2016 as compared to 5.54 million tons in January-August 2015.
SOCAR produced 8.16 million tons of oil in 2015 compared to 8.32 million tons in 2014. In total, 41.59 million tons of oil was produced in Azerbaijan in 2015, compared to 42.02 million tons in 2014, according to SOCAR.
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