Baku. 2 November. REPORT.AZ/ In October this year, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) (except joint ventures and operating companies) made drilling operations length of 7 074 meters.
Report informs citing the SOCAR, 6 469 meters of these works refer to operation, 605 meters to prospecting.
Drilling operations carried out by the company, were less by 23% than in October 2015.
In general, in January-October 2016, SOCAR made drilling operations length 93 657 meters, which 90 987 meter refer to operation, 2 670 meter to prospecting.
In 10 months this year, drilling increased by 1.4% compared to the same period last year.
In addition, 6 drilled wells in October, as well as 52 new wells from the beginning of the year built and handed over to the miners.