SOCAR sets up new drilling unit

SOCAR sets up new drilling unit
# 01 September 2009 13:23 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Rashad Suleymanov - APA-ECONOMICS. The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) has set up a new drilling unit, Sahil, which will undertake projects to drill deeper wells with the use of new techniques and technologies.

The Unit has been given 3 modern drilling rigs which are being used to drill 6500-meter deep Exploratory Well â„– 8 at Umid-1 offshore platform and to drill 5900-meter deep well at 8 March Field.

Work will commence next month and will be conducted with the use of Top-Drive which provides rapid and safe drilling.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED