Azerbaijan’s SOCAR to build new platform in Caspian Sea

February 28, 2014

Azerbaijan's state energy company is to design a new fixed offshore platform for the Darwin Bank field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, Azernews reported on February 28.

Operations are being conducted by SOCAR's design institute. The new platform is designed for drilling 10 wells and will be placed at a depth of 9-9.5 metres, the company reported.

The daily debit of each well will hit 50 tons of oil. A new platform consisting of eight units, will be equipped with the most modern drilling equipment, according to the forecasts.

Copyright: Azernews, 2014