Р’Р  Commences Drilling of New Production Well on West Azeri

Oil&Gas Materials 10 October 2006 13:15 (UTC +04:00)

BP, an operator of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) field, has set up drilling the third production field from the platform located in the west part of the Azeri field, Trend reports. It will be the 5th well built in this portion of the field together with the previously drilling pre-drilling wells.

The well with a depth of approximately 4,000 meters is scheduled to be completed in December 2006.

Following the commissioning of the West Azeri platform and the commencement of drilling on Central Azeri this year, the production from the ACG is expected to increase to 458,000 barrels a day.