Iran re-starts offshore drilling in Caspian Sea

Feb. 26, 2014
Khazar Exploration and Production Co. (KEPCO) has resumed exploration in the Iranian sector the Caspian Sea on the Sardar-e-Jangal field.

Offshore staff

TEHRAN, Iran – Khazar Exploration and Production Co. (KEPCO) has resumed exploration in the Iranian sector the Caspian Sea on the Sardar-e-Jangal field.

According to Iranian news service Shana, a 16-in. liner is now installed in the second well, which is currently at a reservoir depth of 1,600 m (5,249 ft).

Yousef Etemadi, KEPCO director for exploration affairs, added that the liner hanger is installed in a 20-in. casing.

Sardar-e-Jangal is thought to hold in-place oil of 2 Bbbl, with a 25% recovery rate.

02/26/2014

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