LUKOIL DRILLS FIRST KILOMETER OF ITS EXPLORATION WELL 1P ON TAYMYR
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
LUKOIL has drilled 1,000 meters of its first exploration well on the Vostochno-Taymyrsky license block. 374 meters of core samples from eight formations will be collected and analyzed during drilling.
most modern logging suite will be run to assess the reservoir properties of
rocks and their saturation. A modular
dynamic tester will be used which allows for quick and accurate measurements of
formation pressure and collection of multiple fluid samples from several
"This exploration drilling project on the Zhuravlinaya area within the Vostochno-Taymyrsky license block is unique both for LUKOIL and the whole country. Well design, drilling and testing involve innovative technologies and state-of-the-art equipment. The well program was developed by KogalymNIPIneft, LUKOIL's engineering subsidiary. The drilling rig features such modern equipment as high-capacity triplex frequency-controlled pumps, an effective mud cleaning system and a top drive. All systems are controlled electronically," Ravil Maganov, First Executive Vice President of LUKOIL, said.