Azerbaijan’s SOCAR starts exploratory drilling at Agburun-Deniz field

May 19, 2014

Azerbaijan's state energy company SOCAR has started exploratory drilling at the Agburun-Deniz offshore structure in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, Azernews reported on May 16.

The drilling operations from a floating drilling rig of Khazar-6 type in the south-west wing of the structure aim to study the stratigraphy, lithology and oil and gas-bearing levels in the area, the company said on May 14.

The projected depth of the well is 1,250 meters. The Agburun Deniz structure is located six kilometers south from the West Absheron field.

Copyright: Azernews, 2014