Baku, May 2, AZERTAC
“SOCAR plans to drill four natural gas wells in the next three years in the newly-built platform No. 6 on Bulla-deniz oilfield,” SOCAR president Rovnag Abdullayev said.
“The well will produce four mln cubic meters of gas a day.”
He said platform No. 6 was built according to international standards and the drilling had already started.
Abdullayev noted that SOCAR was implementing a new natural gas program as part of its commitments to the government.
The program includes the launch and expansion of Bulla-deniz, Umid, May 28 fields, drilling of new wells and increase of natural gas revenues. The Central Bank of Azerbaijan granted a loan to carry out the drilling work.