Moscow, July 12 - Neftegaz.RU.
NOVATEK today announced that Arcticgas, a joint venture between NOVATEK and Gazprom Neft, successfully completed a horizontal well number “U2802” targeting the lower Achimov formation at the Urengoyskoye field.
An 8-stage hydro-fracturing program was successfully completed utilizing a record-high proppant volume of 2,187 tons at well number “U2802” with a total length of 5,624 meters and a horizontal section of 1,500 meters.
A unique wireless inflow monitoring technology using marked proppant was implemented. Permanent downhole pressure and temperature gauges are also used in the production to monitor real-time data.
Utilizing state-of-the-art technologies the well achieved a daily flow rate of more than one million cubic meters of natural gas and 500 tons of gas condensate, confirming significant prospect to develop the lower Achimov deposits.