Lukoil has completed the construction and commissioning of the 1st well at the Phase 2 of Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea, the company reported on January 31, 2018.
This is a production single bore horizontal well with the measured depth of 3.5 kilometers. The horizontal section of the well is 1.2 kilometers. The initial well flow reached 2.4 thousand tonnes of oil per day. As a result, the daily oil production at the field increased to 16.8 thousand tonnes.
As of today, the Company started to drill an injection well. Further execution of the drilling program at the Phase 2 of the field's development will allow to stabilize production at the designed plateau of 6 million tonnes on an annualized basis.
The field is being developed in the 3 phases. Phase 1 facilities were commissioned in 2016 and include a fixed ice resistant platform, an accommodation block platform, a riser block and a central processing platform. Eight wells were drilled at the Phase 1 (6 production and 2 injection wells).
Phase 2 facilities include a fixed ice resistant platform and an accommodation block platform. The construction of the wellhead platform, field's Phase 3 development, started in 2017.
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