AIOC to commission injection well at Azeri oilfield in Nov

Oil&Gas Materials 7 November 2005 16:24 (UTC +04:00)

In November the Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC) will commission the 9th well on the platform, installed in Central Azeri oil field, the AIOC told Trend.

The 9th well is envisaged for slime injection. It will be launched in December.

The next well will be drilled for water-injection. The Company will set to commission pf wells in early 2006. The AIOC supposes to put the wells 11 and 12 in early 2006.

The Company commissioned the 8th well in Central Azeri. The 8th well produces 16,000 barrels of Azeri Light oil in a day. The debit of the 7th well comprises around 20,000 barrels. The total production of oil from Central Azeri makes up 240,000 barrels in a day.

Effectiveness of the platform in Central Azeri is 82.2%. The total production is supposed to be equal to 39m barrels or 106,000 barrels per day.