Turkmenistan obtains industrial oil and gas inflow at western field
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Jan. 22
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend
The Turkmen Oil state concern is carrying out exploration work in southwestern Turkmenistan, where such big oil and gas deposits as Altikui, Korpeje, Ordekli, Gogerendag, Ekerem, Ekizak are located, Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported Jan. 22.
Currently, the area of prospecting operations in the Ekerem-Gogerendag zone is being expanded. According to the forecasts of geologists, there are rich oil and gas reserves in this zone.
"Exploratory well No.16 on the Ekizak field, with a design depth of 3,600 meters, proves rich oil and gas reserves," the message said. “During the drilling operations, an industrial oil and gas inflow was obtained at the depth of 3,400 meters.”
The daily production rate of the new well is about 20 tons of oil and almost 50,000 cubic meters of natural gas. The volume of the reserves exceeded all expectations of subsoil users. At this stage, hydro-gas dynamic operations are underway. The work is underway to review the atmospheric pressure of subterranean formations.