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SOCAR-AQS commences drilling a well on Shallow-Water Gunashli

SOCAR-AQS commences drilling a well on Shallow-Water Gunashli

SOCAR-AQS has commenced drilling works on well 319 located on the platform 7. Well 319 will be drilled to Fasila Layer with the depth of 3,000 m, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press statement of SOCAR-AQS.

“We are confident that we will continue to adhere to our values, and as before, will be delivering the wells to our customers in compliance with health, safety and environment requirements; without any complications, ahead of the determined schedule and in a cost effective manner”, the statement said.

The Customer of drilling works is Azneft Production Unit.

SOCAR-AQS LLC was established as an integrated drilling and well services management company between the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan 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 conducts drilling operations on 3 fixed platforms: platforms 7 and 11 on Shallow Water Gunashli field, platform 20 on Western Absheron field, platform on Umid field and platform 6 on Bulla field.

The company has been 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 & 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.

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Person in charge of the newsline: Jeyhun Bayramov

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