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SOCAR decides to expand platform 11 on Gunashli field

24 March 2006 [13:36] - TODAY.AZ
The leadership of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan and Azneft PA made a resolution to expand deepwater platform 11, located in Shallow-water Gunashli, where the SOCAR lifts gas at own expense. It is planned to drill 6 gas wells with to total debit of 2 million cu m of gas of high pressure.

An additional bloc was built several years ago and is at the costal bridge Zykh 2. At present a special laboratory is involved in testing the metal construction of the stratum. After, it is planned to carry out anti-corrosion work and painting.

Rizvan Abbasov, the Head of the Kaspmorneftgasstroy, said that by the end of the year the new bloc will be replaced to the sea and after the connection to the existing platform will be handed in drillers, Trend reports.


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