SOCAR: New Well Commissioned at Gunashli Field Offshore Azerbaijan


The well # 57 from the platform # 11 was commissioned at Gunashli field. The daily production of the well, drilled to Girmaki Suite by SOCAR-AQŞ JV, makes 186 thousand cubic meters of gas and 25 tons of condensate from 3845-3832 meters.

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. ‘SOCAR’ oversees the international consortia that is developing new oil and gas projects in Azerbaijan. SOCAR is ranked the 68th largest company in the world and is worth $20 billion.


Source:Socar, February  14, 2011; Image: BP