Baku, Azerbaijan, May 23
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
Azerbaijani state oil company SOCAR has started drilling a new well at the Chilov offshore field, SOCAR said in a message posted on its website May 23.
The projected depth of well #117 is 1,550 meters, according to the message.
SOCAR produced 2.46 million tons of oil from offshore and onshore fields in January-April 2017 as compared to 2.52 million tons in the same period of 2016.
SOCAR includes such production associations as Azneft (the enterprises producing oil and gas onshore and offshore), Azerkimya (the chemical enterprises) and Azerigas (distributor of gas produced in the country), as well as oil and gas processing plants, service companies, and the facilities involved in geophysical and drilling operations.