SOCAR to Drill New Gas Wells
Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend / The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) is preparing to drill new wells with the platforms of Guneshli-8, Guneshli-15 and Guneshli-19, said the Director of Oil and Gas Production Unit Azerneft, Sabuhi Ahmadov. All these wells will produce gas. The drilling will be carried out by SOCAR Complex Drilling Work Unit.
At the end of last year, the SOCAR adopted a program to increase own gas production. By the end of the year, the gas production of the SOCAR will make up 8bln cu.m, an increase of two times than 2006.
To realize this program, the SOCAR will drill more than 25 wells on the shallow part of Gunashli field.