РђIOC PRODUCES 200,000 BARRELS OF OIL A DAY FROM вЂњAZERIвЂќ FIELD ONLY
The Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC) produces daily 200,000 barrels of oil from 6 production wells in the central part of the вЂњAzeriвЂќ field, AIOC told Trend. The company plans to commission the 7-th production well by the end of September. Totally, the oil from 10 wells is supposed to extract at central вЂњAzeriвЂќ.
The efficiency of the platform operation on central вЂњAzeriвЂќ is 82,2%.
Thus, in the yearly statistical terms the oil production of AIOC exceeds 9, 8 million tons of the Azeri Light brand oil from the вЂњAzeriвЂќ field only, not taking into account the вЂњChiragвЂќ field.
During January-August 2005 AIOC produced 7,37 million tons of oil from the whole contract area, which is for 3,22 thousand tons more of the same period of 2004.
In January-August 2005 from the total amount AIOC produced 4,67 million tons of oil at the вЂњChiragвЂќ oil field and 2,69 million tons from central вЂњAzeriвЂќ. AIOC started production of the first oil on вЂњAzeriвЂќ on 13 February 2005.