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SOC development drilling increases Istiklal oilfield production – NOC

The Address | Benghazi – Libya
TRIPOLI – Sirte Oil Company (SOC) has completed successful development drilling of well FF03-6 of the Gargaf gas formation within the Istiklal oilfield. Development drilling across the Libyan oil sector is actively promoted by National Oil Corporation (NOC) within its framework of ongoing efforts to increase and maintain production and ensure regular gas supply to coastal region power plants.
The testing of this well was conducted on May 12, 2019, and drilled utilizing Aphron technology – a modern drilling fluid system utilized under the supervision of the Al-Jowfe Service Company, NOC said in a statement.
Preliminary drilling results were encouraging: Choke diameter: 64/32 inch, Condensates production rate: 263 bpd, and Gas production rate: 7,103 MMSCFD
Choke diameter: 40/64 inch, Condensates production rate: 328 bpd, and Gas production rate: 11,725 MMSCFD
Choke diameter: 64/48 inch, Condensates production rate: 455bpd, and Gas production rate: 13,979 MMSCFD
Well completion is to be finalized using production pipelines and well-accessories designed according to specific reservoir conditions, according to NOC.
SOC is responsible for the gas transportation system and coastal gas pipeline from Benina to Mellitah, carrying natural gas which supplies industrial facilities, power plants and desalination plants.

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