Korchagin Phase 2 jacket in place in the northern Caspian Sea

A jacket has been delivered for the wellhead platform for Lukoil’s Yuri Korchagin Phase 2 development in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea.

Lukoil’s Yuri Korchagin Phase 2 development in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea
Lukoil’s Yuri Korchagin Phase 2 development in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea

Offshore staff

MOSCOW – A jacket has been delivered for the wellhead platform for Lukoil’s Yuri Korchagin Phase 2 development in the Russian sector of the Caspian Sea.

The structure was built in Astrakhan. Preparations were under way last week for installation of the jacket piles.

The wellhead platform, 8 km (5 mi) from thefield’s first-stage facilities, will be used for oil and gas production, with the wellstream connected to the main platform by subsea pipelines.

A floating rig will drill the wells from the jacket.Lukoil expects delivery and installation of the topsides to follow later this year, with the integrated facility starting operations in 2018.

06/09/2017

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