BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 16. bp is presently
in preparation for commencing the drilling of the first production
well from the Azeri Central East (ACE) platform at the
Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) block in November and this will certainly enable
to supply ACE first oil as prepared in very early 2024, Bakhtiyar
Aslanbayli, bp Vice President for the Caspian area,
Communications and External Affairs claimed in a special meeting
“In March this year we cruised away the ACE coat and mounted
it at its long-term area in the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli area.
This was complied with by the sail away of the ACE topsides device in
August. We have actually currently finished topsides device offshore link,
setup and appointing jobs and the job has presently
gotten to 94 percent development landmark,” he claimed.
Appraisal well at ACG
He kept in mind that the well was spudded on 7 February 2023 intending to
obtain information concerning the deep-existing gas tanks under the
presently generating oil area.
“We finished the drilling tasks in April. We are presently
researching the information gotten from the well and are functioning to
recognize the capacity of the deep gas layers of ACG,” Aslanbayli
Shah Deniz SDX-8 well
“The expedition well SDX-8, which we are drilling in the Shah
Deniz agreement location, was spudded on 20 January 2023. The well being
pierced with the Heydar Aliyev semi-completely submersible gear lies in
the eastern flank of the Shah Deniz area. It intends to review the
much deeper tanks under the existing Shah Deniz generating layers.
We strategy to pierce the well to a complete deepness of around 7,000 meters,”
bp vice-head of state kept in mind that presently, the drilling tasks
are proceeding securely and gradually.
Production begin-up from the East North
Aslanbayli mentioned that the Shah Deniz 2 job is
presently proceeding on time in the direction of the production begin-up
from the East North flank in the 4th quarter of the year.
“The setup and screening tasks for this begin-up
job proceed both subsea and on the topsides components onboard
the Shah Deniz Bravo platform. The job has effectively
finished the East North flank appointing vessel assistance
tasks and is presently proceeding with the platform
appointing extent in the direction of the system handover,” he discussed.
Solar nuclear power plant in Jabrayil
“Sunrise is a 240-megawatt solar plant job to be developed in
Jabrayil. But it is not a common solar job, as it is anticipated
to be connected to one more job which will certainly sustain the
decarbonization of our procedures. This is anticipated to be accomplished
by a pilot business framework of Virtual Power Transfer
plan – a strategy concurred with the Ministry of Energy that
will certainly enable us to offtake the power produced in Jabrayil to
run our present procedures via an online power transfer,” claimed
bp’s vice-head of state.
He kept in mind that bp is presently dealing with the federal government, SOCAR
and various other companions to settle the impressive technological and
business problems connected to the job.
“In 2023, we performed area studies for creating the solar
plant in Jabrayil and we additionally authorized an Accession Agreement with
SOCAR and the Azerbaijan Investment Company (AIC) on the Shafag
(Sunrise) job. The file defines SOCAR’s and AIC’s
purpose to get in the job. This reveals that the job is
gradually proceeding in the direction of its last financial investment choice,” included
Regarding the recently developed ‘Shafaq (Jabrayil) Solar
Limited’ firm, he claimed that this is a lawful entity created to possess
and take care of the Sunrise job.
“We put on hold the Baku-Supsa pipe system consisting of the Supsa
incurable from 15 March 2022. This was a preventive action to
prevent a possible interruption to the pipe procedures in situation of
possible vessel absence. Since that time, the Baku-Supsa
pipe has actually just been made use of when we got elections for vessel
filling at Supsa.As component of the procedure, choices when it come to
every following month are taken in previous months based upon the
elections we obtain from carriers. So, we make use of the pipe when we
obtain an election,” kept in mind Bakhtiyar Aslanbayli.
He claimed presently, there are no adjustments to this circumstance with
no elections gotten for November.
Plans for offshore upkeep in Azerbaijan for
“All our task strategies for 2024 (yearly job programs)
consisting of strategies for upkeep programs have yet to be authorized
by SOCAR and various other companions. Once authorized we will certainly have the ability to chat
concerning the upkeep programs prepared for following year,” he
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