24/02/2021 - OCTGLUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft has chosen Vallourec to deliver its VAM® BOLT-II solution with a large (18") outer diameter for the Caspian Sea Khazri-2 well. Its high performance levels were proven when the connection was successfully deployed with zero reject on a Neptune jack-up drilling rig. Technical Sales Manager in Russia, Ukraine, CIS, Andrei Motovilin talks us through each step of this success story.
A complex wellLUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft is a wholly owned subsidiary of LUKOIL and specializes in oil and gas field development and production in the Caspian and Azov Seas. Since its foundation in 1995, one of the company’s priorities has been to implement the Caspian project, - the search for and future development of hydrocarbon deposits in this Sea. These deposits are some of the most complex to get at.
Absolute success: 166 zero-reject pipesLUKOIL started drilling at the beginning of 2020. 166 pipes ran with zero reject.
We are particularly proud of this success. LUKOIL-Nizhnevolzhskneft is one of our key customers developing some of the most complex offshore oil fields and wells.Andrei Motovilin Technical Sales Manager in Russia, Ukraine, CIS