Tuesday, 05 November 2019 06:27

SOCAR AQS has successfully completed drilling of another well on Bulla-Deniz field

-For the first time in the history of Azerbaijan drilling industry, SOCAR AQS has successfully ran full-string 13 3/8" intermediate casing in one stage with the total weight of 546 tons to the depth of 5,093 meters and next 9 5/8" casing with total weight of 393 tons to the target depth of 5,620m with the 24° inclination and subsequently performing quality cement jobs;

-SOCAR AQS is the first drilling company in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Region to conduct coring operations from V Horizon and VII Horizon of HP/HT Bulla-Deniz field with compliance to international standards;

-For the first time, geophysical surveys and formation pressure measurements have been successfully implemented at the Bulla-Deniz field throughout the interval between the V Horizon and the top of VII Horizon.

SOCAR AQS has successfully completed the construction works on the well №113 with target depth of 6200 m, without any incidents and environmental pollution.

Rig manager Ilgar Mammadov said: ''As an integrated drilling and well services company SOCAR AQS and its professional personnel have proved that they are able to overcome all challenges by performing unique operations over Bulla-Deniz filed, which is one of the most challenging HP fields in the world.

It must be highlighted that all our achievements are providing new opportunities and prospects for our company! ''

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 cost effective manner.

The Customer of drilling works is Azneft Production Unit.

Note for editors:

SOCAR AQS LLC was established as an integrated drilling and well services management company between the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic 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 implements works on drilling the wells from platforms 7 and 11 located on Shallow Water Gunashli Field, platform 10 on the West Absheron fixed and from fixed platform 6 located on the Bulla Field.

The company also provides industry specific supply chain management, warehouse management and other related services. SOCAR AQS has been awarded and implements contracts in Ukraine and Bangladesh.

Recently, SOCAR AQS and China CAMC Engineering Co., Ltd. - IC İçtaş Construction Industries & Trade Inc. JV announced that they have signed drilling contract for the Expansion of Tuz Golu underground gas storage project in Turkey.

The company is a contractor member of IADC since 2009. SOCAR AQS has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 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. 

In 2017, SOCAR AQS have been certified as meeting the requirements of the API Spec Q2 Quality Management System Standard for the Provision of Integrated Offshore Oil & Gas Drilling & Well Services.

SOCAR AQS joined the UN Global Compact in November 2018. The company becomes the first Azerbaijan company announced as UN Global Compact LEAD in September 2019.

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