The drilling company of SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) has started drilling of three new wells on the onshore field Pirallakhi island-shore, reported SOCAR.
The depth of the well No 1189 is 640 meters, well No 1181 – 740 meters, well No 1143 – 870 meters. Each well will be drilled up to the productive bed Podkirmakinskaya.
According to the geologists’ forecasts, the expected daily production rate of each of three wells will be 4-5 tons of oil.
Pirallakhi field is being developed since 1902. The residual resources of the field total about 2 million tons of oil.