State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) has completed evaluation drilling on the Agburun-Deniz offshore field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, reported SOCAR.
The same source said that the drilling works were carried out from the floating drilling rig Hazar-6 on the southwestern part of the field with the purpose to study stratigraphy, lithology and oil-and-gas content of the section.
As a result of the works the depth of the well has been increased up to 860 meters. The well has been drilled on the sea depth of 10 meters. The preparation to perforation, development and testing is currently in progress.
Agburun-Deniz field is located 6 km south to the Western Absheron field.