SOCAR AQS operates a total of six rigs, two of which are cyber rigs. Most of the drilling rigs are operated off the coast of Azerbaijan in the Umid, Gunashli, West Absheron, Bulla-deniz fields. The company also operates up to eight drilling rigs of varying sizes in Turkey, on the Tuz Golu underground gas storage project, to drill the wells in the most efficient manner allowing for the technical requirements of the drilling programme.