The Ministry of Oil announced the completion of drilling a new oil well with a depth of 3,538 meters in the Zubair oil field.
The Ministry stated in a statement: “The technical and engineering personnel of the Iraqi Drilling Company completed the drilling of the Zubair/563 oil well, with a depth of 3,538 meters, within the contract concluded with the Italian company ENI to drill 37 oil wells in the Zubair oil field in Basra in cooperation with Schlumberger Oil Services Company. It is the twenty-third well completed by the company within this project.”
It added, “Drilling operations were carried out using the IDC 38 drilling rig with a horsepower capacity of 1,500 horsepower. The device will be moved to another location in the same field to begin drilling the Zubair/608 oil well.”
It pointed out that “the company allocated two drilling rigs, IDC37 and IDC 38, to implement this project, and they are among the modern devices that the company owns.”
Source: National Iraqi News Agency