03 August 2016

SOCAR AQS has commenced Drilling of next Well on Gunashli

The company has commenced drilling works on Well 318 located on the platform 7.


It should be noted that Well 318  will be drilled to Fasila Layer with depth of 2900 m. 

We are confident that we will continue to adhere to our values, and as before, will be delivering the wells to our customers in compliance with health, safety and environment requirements; without any complications, ahead of the determined schedule and in cost effective manner.

The Customer of drilling works is Azneft Production Unit.


Note for editors:

SOCAR AQS LLC was established as an integrated drilling and well services management company between the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic and Absheron Drilling Company in 2007. Main scope of activities of the company is provision of work and services related with drilling of oil and gas wells, including: well design and planning; drilling of oil and gas wells; drilling of directionally deviated wells; drilling of horizontal wells; well completion; well workover; sidetracking and drilling of multilateral wells. 

Currently, SOCAR AQS implements works on drilling the wells from fixed platform 7 and 11 located on Shallow Water Gunashli Field, fixed platform 20 on the West Absheron and from fixed platform 1 located on Umid Field. 

At the same time, the company is continuing preparatory works on drilling the wells on the Bulla Field. 

The company is a contractor member of IADC since 2009. SOCAR AQS has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 international standards for Provision of Integrated Offshore Oil & Gas Drilling and Well Services; Casing Running Services and BOP and Wellhead Equipment Repairing and Testing Services. 

SOCAR AQS is conducting the work on obtaining, in the near future, of the certificate based on the requirements of API Spec Q2.