Lukoil completed the construction and commissioned the third well at the second development stage of the Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea, the company said on June 15.
This is a bilateral horizontal oil producing well. The length of the main wellbore is 3,795 m (12,450 ft) while the lateral is 3,762 m (12,342 ft) long. Well's initial flow rate exceeded 3.2 thousand tonnes of oil per day. The field’s average daily production reached its plateau level post the launch of this well.
In total, the construction of eight wells is planned at the field’s second development stage including six producing and two injection wells to maintain the plateau oil production level of 6 million tonnes per year. Earlier this year, one production and one injection well had already been launched.
The construction of wellhead platform currently undergoes at the Astrakhan shipyards as part of the field’s third development stage.
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