BP Azerbaijan company started drilling the first well at the West Azeri platform, BP told Trend. Drilling procedures are due to be over according to the schedule by the end of May. 4 more extracting wells are planned to be drilled from the West Azeri platform this year.
All 4 advance bore wells were attached to the platform in April.
384.000 barrels of oil a day has been extracted since the start of thee year by BP from Chirag, Central Azeri and West Azeri platform. The average amount of extracted oil should reach 438.000 barrels/ per day by the end of this year; 138.000 barrels from Chirag, 226.000 barrels from Central Azeri and 75.000 barrels from West Azeri.