Thursday, June 26, 2008
New platform launched at Neft Dashlary field in Azerbaijan
20 June 2008 - Today.Az – New two-unit platform No 2387 has been launched at Neft Dashlary field, reports Day.Az with reference to the SOCAR press service. The platform is reported to be set at a depth of 24.5 meters. It is planned to drill 12 wells on it. The platform has 4 moorings and a helicopter space. Moreover, a residential unit for 72 people has been set at the platform. The first three wells have already been drilled there. Assimilation of the first two wells was initiated following laying of oil and gas pipelines on the sea floor. The fourth well is currently bring drilled. The fifth one will be launched by the end of the year. Two-unit platform No 2415 is being installed at the Neft Dashlary field. Both units are fixed on the sea floor, a mooring and a helicopter space have been prepared. Construction of a residential unit is nearing its end at the Zikh-2 section. In line with the schedule, the platform will be launched in December of this year.