Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli completed 7 oil producer wells
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug.1
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
Total production at Azerbaijan’s Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli block of oil and gas fields for the first six months of 2019 was on average 542,400 barrels per day (b/d), Trend reports citing BP.
BP Exploration (Caspian Sea) Limited is the operator on behalf of the Contractor Parties to the ACG Production Sharing Agreement.
“During the first half of the year, ACG continued to safely and reliably deliver stable production. Total ACG production for the first six months of 2019 was on average 542,400 barrels per day (b/d) (more than 98 million barrels or 13 million tonnes in total) from the Chirag (42,000 b/d), Central Azeri (131,000 b/d), West Azeri (120,000 b/d), East Azeri (94,000 b/d), Deepwater Gunashli (more than 96,000 b/d) and West Chirag (60,000 b/d) platforms,” reads the BP report on the first half of 2019.
This is while total ACG production for the six months of 2018 was on average 596,000 barrels per day (b/d) (about 108 million barrels or 15 million tonnes in total) from the Chirag (49,000 b/d), Central Azeri (158,000 b/d), West Azeri (127,000 b/d), East Azeri (96,000 b/d), Deepwater Gunashli (107,000 b/d) and West Chirag (59,000 b/d) platforms.
Reportedly, at the end of the first half, 124 oil wells were producing, while 44 wells were used for water and 7 for gas injection at ACG.
In the first half, ACG completed 7 oil producer wells, said BP.
This is while at the end of June 2018, 116 oil wells were producing, while 53 wells were used for gas and water injection. ACG completed 6 oil producer wells and 2 water injectors in the first half of 2018.
“During the first half, ACG delivered an average of over 5 million cubic metres per day of ACG associated gas to SOCAR (0.9 billion cubic metres in total), primarily at the Sangachal Terminal but also to SOCAR’s Oil Rocks facility. The remainder of the associated gas produced was re-injected for reservoir pressure maintenance,” reads the report.
ACG participating interests are: BP (30.37 percent), SOCAR (25.0 per cent), Chevron (9.57 percent), INPEX (9.31 percent), Equinor (7.27 percent), ExxonMobil (6.79 percent), TPAO (5.73 percent), ITOCHU (3.65 percent), ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) (2.31 percent).
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