Dragon Oil plc publishes a quarterly update on the drilling activity in the Cheleken Contract Area, Turkmenistan, and its exploration assets in the third quarter of 2014 and production numbers for 3Q 2014.
In 3Q 2014, Dragon Oil completed the following wells in the Dzheitune (Lam) and Dzhygalybeg (Zhdanov) fields in the Cheleken Contract Area:
The development well Dzheitune (Lam) 22/188 was drilled to a depth of 3,276 metres but due to equipment failure has been temporarily suspended and is scheduled for sidetracking later this year.
The current status of the drilling rigs in the Cheleken Contract Area is as follows:
◾ Land Rig 1 is currently drilling the Dzheitune (Lam) 22/194 well;
◾ The Elima jack-up rig is drilling the Dzheitune (Lam) 28/196 well;
◾ The Neptune rig is drilling the Dzheitune (Lam) C/195 well;
◾ Land Rig 2 is drilling the Dzhygalybeg (Zhdanov) A/102 well;
◾ The Caspian Driller is in Turkmenistan waters awaiting further clearances and commissioning before the start of operations.