There were 121 horizontal wells commissioned in 2016 (including 70 small diameter (slim) holes) and 4 multilateral wells.
May 2016 witnessed starting the infill-drilling project for carbonate deposits using small diameter wells. The aim of the project is to improve the profitability and the rate of development of such reservoirs. There were 162 pilot wells drilled and put into operation at NGDUs "Nurlatneft" and "Elkhovneft".
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