ONGC sets ultra-deepwater drilling world record

ONGC sets ultra-deepwater drilling world recordONGC, one of the leading E&P companies and a major operator in Indian deepwater, has spudded a well in 10,411 feet of water depth on June 18, 2013. The well No 1-D-1 in exploratory block KG-DWN-2005/1 off east coast of India, is being drilled by rig DDKG1. This enabled ONGC to surpass its own earlier world record set in January 2013 for drilling a well in deepest water depth.Over the years, ONGC has developed a formidable capability in ultra-deepwater drilling. Since 2004, ONGC has drilled over 100 deepwater wells. A large number of these wells are in daunting water depths beyond 5,000 feet in environmentally and logistically difficult areas of Indian east coast and west coast.

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