At the Galkynysh gas field in Turkmenistan, which is one of the largest natural gas reserves in the world, well number 60 has been successfully commissioned. The ussatnews.com Internet resource reports about it.
The start of drilling of the well of high complexity was given in August last year. Drilling works were carried out by Chinese specialists under the contract between State Concern "Turkmengaz" and Oil and Gas Corporation of China. The construction was completed on time.
The depth of new well No. 60 is 4,580 meters. At the moment the construction is fully completed, the well has been put into operation and commercial flow of natural gas has been obtained. The installation of the wellhead was carried out by the builders of the 3rd installation organization of the state concern "Turkmengaz". Advanced high-tech equipment was installed at the wellhead.