ВР Commences Drilling New Well on Deepwater Gunashli Field in Azerbaijan

Oil&Gas Materials 13 March 2007 19:00

Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend , corr S.Aliyev / ВР company has concluded drilling the sixth pre-drilling well scheduled for repeated pumping drilling returns, on the Deepwater Gunashli field under the Azeri-Gunashli-Chirag Fields.

ВР Azerbaijan announced that drilling of the seventh well has been commenced. Should the terms allow, the 8th well will be drilled until the installation of the support bloc in the producing platform on the. Otherwise, it will be drilled from the platform.

The Dada Gorgud is currently drilling well on Deepwater Gunashli field.

The DWG pre-drilling programme currently consists of eight wells, seven of which are planned as producers and one as a cuttings re-injection well (to be used for platform drilling activity only). In addition to the pre-drilled platform template wells, the DWG drilling campaign also includes six sub-sea water injection wells, which will also be drilled by the Dada Gorgud.