ERIELL to work on wells at field in Uzbekistan’s Karakalpakstan

Oil&Gas Materials 10 May 2021 12:54 (UTC +04:00)
ERIELL to work on wells at field in Uzbekistan’s Karakalpakstan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 10

By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:

ERIELL Group has won a tender from Uzbek-Korean Uz-Kor Gas Chemical JV LLC and signed a contract to work on 150 wells at the Surgil field in Karakalpakstan Republic, Uzbekistan, Trend reports referring to the press service of ERIELL Group.

It is noted that the tender involves ERIELL Group carrying out workovers and side-tracking works at the bottom of the Aral Sea.

In addition, the project is being implemented in line with presidential decrees regarding the construction of the Ustyurt Gas Chemical Complex and employing gas from the Surgil field.

According to the information, ERIELL Group has been cooperating with Uz-Kor Gas Chemical since 2013. In 2019, ERIELL Group was awarded a contract to oversee the overhaul of 100 wells. Works were completed ahead of contractual deadlines by the end of 2020 with the total overhaul of 113 wells.

From 2021, and as part of the new contract, ERIELL Group will carry out the multidimensional workovers using its own coiled tubing unit. Currently, preparatory works have begun to allow the implementation of radial drilling technology - an innovation used to stimulate oil and gas wells by reaching remote parts of productive geological formations.

Overall, ERIELL Group has completed construction and commissioning of 85 wells, and an additional 184 wells were overhauled at the Surgil field in Karakalpakstan’s Muinak region. Since September 2015, all gas from the field has been feeding the Ustyurt Gas Chemical Complex. The complex consists of five plants, including a gas separation plant, an ethylene plant, a polyethylene plant, a polypropylene plant, and an energy supply plant.

The Surgil field was first put into operation in 1998 with exploration and drilling carried out by Uzbekneftegaz JSC. In 2013, the active phase of construction of the Uzbek-Korean joint venture Uz-Kor Gas Chemical complex began. The complex was built in three years. Today Uz-Kor Gas Chemical LLC is one of the largest investments of South Korean companies in Central Asia.

Founded in 2004, ERIELL Group is an international oilfield services group providing well construction and workover services to major oil and gas companies in Central Asia, the Russian Federation, and the Middle East. ERIELL successfully cooperates with leading Russian and international companies such as Rosneft, NOVATEK, Gazprom, Gazprom Neft, LUKOIL, Uzbekneftegaz, Gazprom International, Petronas, CNPC, MOLGROUP.


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