Oil announces the completion of drilling a new well in record time

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Oil announces the completion of drilling a new well in record time

On Sunday, the Ministry of Oil announced they had finished drilling a new oil well in record time.

The Ministry has released a statement confirming that the technical and engineering personnel of the Iraqi Drilling Company have completed the drilling of the MJ-159 directional oil well. This well was drilled for the Basra Oil Company as part of a project to drill 42 oil wells in the Majnoon oil field in collaboration with Halliburton Company. The primary objective of this collaboration was to provide oil services.

“He stated that they used the modern IDC-56 drilling rig with a horsepower capacity of 2,000 horsepower to carry out drilling operations. They employed a directional drilling method with an inclination angle of 38 degrees and reached a depth of 3,310 meters. The drilling of the well was completed in 35 days, which is considered a record.”

He explained that the company had accomplished remarkable success on this project in terms of quality performance and strict adherence to health, safety, and environmental standards.