ВР Concludes Pre-drilling Program in Azerbaijani Field

Oil&Gas Materials 18 April 2007 12:17 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Aliyev / ВР company has concluded pre-drilling program implemented by Dada Gorgud drilling rig on the Deepwater Gunashli field under the Azeri-Gunashli-Chirag Fields.

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 ten sub-sea water injection wells.

The Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli PSA, signed in September 1994, envisages the development of the area for 30 years. In accordance with the estimation, 5.4bln barrels of oil.