DTEK Oil&Gas started drilling of the well №61 at the Semyrenkivske gas and condensate field in Poltavska region, Ukraine. The well is directional and has exploratory purposes. The measured depth is 5,492 m with departure from the vertical of 370 m.
Several international companies are involved in the drilling project. They use modern drilling equipment, including Drillmec 1500 HP drilling rig manufactured in 2014, NOV drill bits and other supporting equipment. Drilling is conducted by Belorusneft, the drilling of directional slot is performed by Schlumberger using rotary steerable systems.
The company uses pitless drilling method that meets international ecological standards.
In June 2018, DTEK Oil&Gas successfully finished drilling of the well №25 with a daily production rate of 286 thousand cubic meters of natural gas and continues drilling of the well №43 at the Semyrenkivske field.
DTEK Oil&Gas CEO Igor Schurov:
"Each new well of DTEK Oil&Gas is a new step towards increasing gas production and achieving energy independence of Ukraine. However, our company does not only increase drilling operations, but also maximizes effectiveness of reservoir development. Therefore, we use apply innovation technologies, use modern equipment and cooperate with large international companies. This helps us to increase production and natural gas reserves".