More than 20 wells drilled for Shah Deniz


During the second quarter of 2021, the Shah Deniz Alpha platform rig was on the warm stack, Report informs, referring to BP-Azerbaijan.

The Istiglal rig delivered three subsea wells completions – SDF03, SDF04, and SDC05. The Maersk Explorer drilled the SDH03 lower section to its final depth and suspended the well.

The above two rigs have already drilled 21 wells in total and completed 19 out of those for Shah Deniz 2 production and subsequent ramp-up. The completed wells include five wells on the North Flank, four wells on the West Flank, four wells on the East South Flank, four wells on the West South Flank, and two wells on the East North flank. One well on the West South flank and one well on the East North flank were drilled to final depth and suspended.