SOCAR Commissions New Rig

October 15, 2013

The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) has commissioned a new offshore platform at the Darwin Bank field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, the news agency Trend reported on October 14, citing a statement from SOCAR.

The report said that the new platform has been installed at a water depth of 10 meters and is designed for drilling eight wells at an average depth of 1,040 meters. The eight-block platform consists of two parts - the industrial and residential.

Copyright: Trend, 2013