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Belarus’ oil producer Belorusneft builds 23 oil wells in H1

GOMEL, 14 July (BelTA) – In H1 2021 the Svetlogorsk Drilling Department and the Rig Building Department of Belorusneft built 23 wells and installed 22 drilling rigs, BelTA learned from the press service of the company.

In June, the Rig Building Department installed three drilling rigs on the territory of Belarus. According to Nikolai Smolikov, First Deputy Chief-Chief Engineer of the the Rig Building Department, rig builders worked on the Vishanskoye, Beskopylnovskoye and Rechitskoye fields.

In addition to that, four sites were prepared for the construction of drilling rigs in June - in the Tishkovskoye, Vishanskoye, Severo-Domanovichskoye and Ostashkovichskoye areas. “As soon as the Rig Building Department gets the rigs ready, they are immediately put into operation. The drillers have already begun building new wells there,” the press service said.

Four wells were drilled in June. Drilling engineer of the Svetlogorsk Drilling Department Ivan Daineko noted that drilling teams worked at the Tishkovskoye, Novo-Davydovskoye, Rechitskoye and Kartashovskoye fields. A 3,724m well was drilled on the Tishkovskoye field, a 2,920m well on the Novo-Davydovskoye field, a 2,891m well on the Rechitskoye field. A second wellbore as deep as 4,580m was drilled on the Kartashovskoye field.