BP: “First exploration well to be drilled in Absheron prospective area next year”

# 11:37
12 May 2020

BP will start drilling the first exploration well in the Shallow Water Absheron Peninsula at the beginning of 2021, APA-Economics reports citing BP’s (operator of project) report regarding annual results of 2019 on its operations in Azerbaijan.

According to the information, in the Shallow Water Absheron Peninsula planning for the exploration wells drilling in three selected prospective areas is ongoing. 

“We will commence drilling activities early next year once the upgrade of the rig selected to drill the first well is completed”, noted in the report.

Earlier, it was noted drilling of the first well within the framework of the SWAP would be started at the end of this year.