Turkmenneft Strikes Oil in West Goturdepe Field

July 6, 2011
The drilling arm of Turkmenneft has discovered an industrial flow of oil in the West Goturdepe Field in the Balkanskaya Region of Turkmenistan. Field workers drilled exploratory well number 1662 to a depth of 4,300 meters.

The well is producing over 70 tons of high-quality oil a day, Trend reports. In the first half of the year, Turkmennef drilled eight wells despite plans only calling for seven.

Turkmenneft is currently operating 25 oil and gas fields using technologies and equipment from leading manufacturers in the United States, Germany, China and Russia.

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