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Eriell completes well construction onshore Bangaladesh

09th June 2014

Eriell Group completed drilling of four directional wells of between 3,532 and 3,880 metres in depth at the Titas field in the Bangladesh under a contract with Gazprom International

Eriell completes well construction onshore Bangaladesh
Titas is the largest gas producing field in the Bengal petroleum basin

The wells were constructed last week (5 June) using the drilling rig ZJ-70 LDВ-450.

Titas is not the only project of Eriell in Bangladesh. Wells Shrikahil-3 (3,350 metres), Bekumgandzh (3,565 metres) and Semutang (3,032 metres) have been drilled to date.

“In progress is the construction of two directional wells in the Shakhbazpur hydrocarbon basin and drilling operations at the Rashidpur are commenced as well,” said Vitaly Dokunikhin, Eriell CEO.

Titas is the largest — in terms of gas production volumes — field located in the Bengal petroleum basin, 95 kilometres northeastward of Dhaka. Commissioned in 1967, the field reserves are estimated at 230 billion cubic meters of gas.

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