Drilling of next well on Western Absheron field launched

SOCAR-AQS, an integrated drilling and well services management company in Azerbaijan, has commenced drilling works on Well 20 with depth of 760 m located on the platform 20 on Western Absheron.

The well 20 will be drilled to Girmaki Deste-3 (QD-3) horizon. Azimuth of the well to be drilled Western Absheron Field is 25 degrees, and the deviation is 253 m.

The customer of drilling works is Azneft Production Unit. SOCAR-AQS is confident that it the well to its customers in compliance with health, safety and environment requirements; without any complications, ahead of the determined schedule and in cost effective manner.

SOCAR-AQS LLC was established as an integrated drilling and well services management company between the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic and Absheron Drilling Company in 2007. Main scope of activities of the company is provision of work and services related with drilling of oil and gas wells, including: well design and planning; drilling of oil and gas wells; drilling of directionally deviated wells; drilling of horizontal wells; well completion; well workover; sidetracking and drilling of multilateral wells.

Currently, SOCAR-AQS implements works on drilling the wells from fixed platform 11 located on Shallow Water Gunashli Field, fixed platform 20 on the West Absheron and from fixed platform 1 located on Umid Field.

Furthermore , the company is continuing preparatory works on drilling the wells on the Bulla and Gunashli 7 Fields.

The company is a contractor member of IADC since 2009. SOCAR-AQS has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 international standards for Provision of Integrated Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Well Services; Casing Running Services and BOP and Wellhead Equipment Repairing and Testing Services. SOCAR-AQS is conducting the work on obtaining, in the near future, of the certificate based on the requirements of API Spec Q2.

Source: Azer News