Area Drilling

AzerbaijanUnits of Italy's ENI spudded an exploratory well on the 550-sq-km Kur Dashi block south of the Kura river delta and 45 km east of Lenkoran.Partners in the Araz Deniz-1X well are Agip Azerbaijan 25%, Socar Oil Affiliate 50%, Mitsui Kur Dashi Exploration 15%, and Repsol Exploracion and Turkish Petroleum Overseas 5% each. The well is the first of three to be drilled on the block, where water is 10-700 m deep.The Istiglal semisubmersible is to drill to 4,072 m in 103 m of water.GreenlandA group led by Statoil plans to spud its first well on the Fylla license off western Greenland in mid-summer (OGJ, Aug. 22, 1994, p. 79).Quelleq-1 (6354/4-1) is to be drilled on the 9,487 sq km b...

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