Baku. 5 September. REPORT.AZ/ The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) in 2016 carried out drilling operations of length 12 567 m (except joint ventures and operating companies).
Report informs referring to SOCAR, 12 484 m of these were maintenance works, others - exploration works.
In general, in January-August 2016, 74 248 meters of drilling works have been carried out, (except joint ventures and operating companies). 74 248 m of these were maintenance works, 1 300 m - exploration works.
Volume of drilling works this year was less by 3% in comparison with the previous year.
Moreover, in August 4 new wells put into operation, 39 wells - from the beginning of the year.