Azerbaijan´s SOCAR-AQS LLC has started drilling a new well at the Western Absheron field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea.
The company reported that the drilling of the well #26 at the Western Absheron field will be carried out from the fixed offshore platform #20. The well´s projected depth is 740 meters.
Solutions, which will allow increasing the well´s productivity will be used during drilling, said the company, adding that the azimuth of the new well is 320 degrees.
The customer of the drilling work is Azneft production association of Azerbaijan´s state oil company SOCAR.