Iraq begins drilling the deepest oil well in the Al-Gharraf field

Iraq begins drilling the deepest oil well in the Al-Gharraf field

2021-11-04 02:38

Iraq begins drilling the deepest oil well in the Al-Gharraf fieldShafaq News/ The Iraqi Drilling Company announced on Thursday the start of drilling the deepest oil well among 28 wells in the Al-Gharraf oil field in the south of the country.

The company said in a statement that its technical and engineering cadres today began drilling operations for the directional oil well D-86 P in the Al-Gharraf oil field, with a depth of 4240 meters and a deflection angle of 64 degrees, using the IDC 58 drilling rig with a horsepower of 2000 HP.

The statement indicated that this well is the deepest in the contract with the Malaysian Petronas Company to drill 28 directional oil wells in the Al-Gharraf oil field.

In 2013, the Malaysian “Petronas” company began production operations in the Garraf field, which is one of the largest oil fields in Dhi Qar Governorate.

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