Jul 15, 2014, 6:21 PM
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Drilling rig starts operation in Phase 14 of SP field

Ahvaz, Khuzestan prov, July 15, IRNA – The second drilling platform started working in Phase 14 of the giant offshore oil and gas field in southern Iran, said manager of drilling project on this phase on Tuesday.

Speaking to IRNA, Hamid-Reza Shafiei said that following the completion of drilling operation in Phase 17 of South Pars, the jack-up rig was moved to a new position for drilling on Phase 14.



He said that over 40,500 meters of drilling have been carried out so far in Phase 14, indicating a 41 percent progress in the drilling operation.



Shafiei said that the National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) plans to increase the number of drilling jack-ups to give a boost to drilling operations in Phase 14.



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