Workovers at Bahar, Gum Deniz fields disclosed

Oil&Gas Materials 21 December 2020 11:59 (UTC +04:00)
Workovers at Bahar, Gum Deniz fields disclosed

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec.21

By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:

US Greenfields Petroleum Company, which operates the Bahar-Gum Deniz project in Azerbaijan through its subsidiary BEOC, has disclosed the workovers (WO) at the block, Trend reports with reference to the company.

Workovers at Bahar field:

BHR 172 – Continue WO fishing operation, proper rotation was problem due to high well bore deviation. Arranged 158 jts of 2-3/8” EU DP from AzNeft IB organization based on technical support. RIH w/114mm BJM on combined string, 2-3/8” EU DP and 2-7/8" EU DP. Got sufficient rotation, hard tag at 3792.04m. Set off 1 ton roughly, released at 6 tons over pull, expecting lose junk (strip). Will continue with remedial cementing - to have lose junk stable and stationary in the hole for proper milling ops. - BHR 197 – BEOCL A80 Rig have spotted onto the well via Crane Vessel. Completed RU of the Rig and related WO equipment. Continue prep. Will deliver Pump truck and tubing string via crane vessel.

Workovers at Gum Deniz field:

GD 202 – Continue fishing operation in the well. Total fished out from the well 62 joints of 2-7/8” NUE tubing (604.27m). Current TOF at 1926.97m. Continue fishing operation.

GD 475 – Moved the derrick onto the well from G477. Pulled ESP Assy. POOH ESP Assy. Checked and confirmed TD at 2583m via Wireline. Will RIH w/STC and clean the well bore from sand fill to 2657m (2640 WM). RIH w/New ESP Assy. Landed at 2234m. POP.

GD 372 – Due to ESP stop, suspended G202 WO ops. Moved Rig onto the well POOH ESP Assy. RIH w/New ESP Assy. Landed at 2139.35m. The well was successfully put back on production.

Greenfields Petroleum Corporation is a junior oil and natural gas company focused on the development and production of proven oil and gas reserves principally in Azerbaijan. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Bahar Energy Limited (BEL), the corporation owns an 80 percent interest in the Exploration, Rehabilitation, Development and Production Sharing Agreement (the “ERDPSA”) with the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan ("SOCAR") and its affiliate SOCAR Oil Affiliate (“SOA”) in respect of the offshore block known as Bahar Gum Deniz (the “Bahar Project”) which includes the Bahar Gas Field and the Gum Deniz Oil Field.

The Bahar Project is operated by BEOC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BEL, under the terms of a Joint Operating Agreement.

The Bahar Gas Field consists of 45 offshore platforms including a central processing and metering platform to gather the gas for onward transport through a three 12-inch pipelines to the shore-based gas and liquid handling facilities. The platforms, in most cases are built on 24 to 30 pilings each in an average water depth of about 16 metres.

The Gum Deniz Oil Field is located south of the Absheron peninsula, 21 km south of Baku, between Gum Island and the Bahar Gas Field. The Gum Deniz Oil Field extends from onshore Gum Island, which is 2.5 km from the mainland to the south in the Caspian Sea. The Gum Deniz Oil Field is found along the Fatmai–Gum Adasi anticlinal trend which includes the Bahar and Shakh Deniz structures. Oil in the Gum Deniz Oil Field is trapped in a north-south trending structure that is approximately 16 kilometres in length and 3 kilometres in width. The Gum Deniz Oil Field is structurally up-dip from the Bahar Gas Field.


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