Azerbaijan’s SOCAR commissions well in Caspian Sea after overhaul

May 15, 2014

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan has commissioned another well in the shallow part of "Guneshli" in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea after overhaul, Trend said on May 14.

The company reported that the well, located in the "Guneshli-8" platform was included in the commissioning fund with daily debit of 170, 000 cubic meters of gas and 75 tonnes of oil.

"Guneshli" plays an important role in the oil and gas industry of Azerbaijan. The shallow part of the deposit is developed by SOCAR independently and the deep part - in the part of the "Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli" block - together with foreign partners.

SOCAR has planned the drilling of some 20 new wells, within the framework of increasing of oil and gas production in the shallow part of "Guneshli" field. Along with the drilling of new wells, repair work on the old wells is being carried out in the field.

Copyright: Trend, 2014