SOCAR Drills New Well at Oil Rocks Field Offshore Azerbaijan


Drilling of the well # 2522 from the platform # 2521 was started at Oil Rocks field. The project depth of the well drilled to Gala Suite by Oil Rocks Offshore Drilling Works Office of Complex Drilling Works Trust totals 1520 meters.

According to geologists, the daily production of the well # 2522 will make 5 tons of oil. The well will be commissioned by Oil Rocks OGPD. In total, 12 wells are planned to be drilled from the platform # 2521.

Complex Drilling Works Trust executes integrated drilling works based on advanced technologies in offshore and onshore carbohydrogen fields belonged to the SOCAR.

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) is the state-owned oil and natural gas corporation of Azerbaijan. It is considered to be one of the largest oil companies in the world.It produces oil and natural gas, operates the country’s two oil refineries and the running of oil and gas pipelines through out the country.


Source:Socar, February  17, 2011;

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