SOCAR (excluding Joint Ventures and Operating Companies) conducted 9673 meters of drilling works in July 2017.
Of this amount, development drilling made up 9071 metres, and exploration drilling - 602 metres. In general, during January-July 2017, SOCAR (excluding Joint Ventures and Operating Companies) carried out 83462 meters of drilling works including 77078 meters-development drilling and 6384 - exploration drilling.
Drilling of eight wells were completed in July, and 46 new wells were put into operation after the construction since the start of the year.
The State Examination Center announced results of the entrance exams to national higher educational institutions for 2017/2018 academic year. Seven prospective students earned the highest score at the exams on the 1st group of specialities-700 points. Six of them (Elmir Akhmedov, Lyceum named after Academician Zarifa Aliyeva, Abdulla Askerzadeh, Istek Lyceum, Gandja, Gabil Aliyev, Baku Turkish Lyceum, Khalida Aliyeva, school №220, Baku, Vahab Jabrayilov, secondary school of Lahij village, Ismayilli district, Mahira Asadzadah, school №162, Baku) have chosen to study at the Baku Higher Oil School.
2 mln 403 thousand 234 tons of Azerbaijani oil were transported via BTC main export pipeline in July 2017. 15 mln 577 thousand 521 tons of oil were transported via this pipeline in January-July. In general, 337 mln 115 thousand 583 tons of oil have been pumped to BTC since the start of pipeline exploitation until August 1, 2017. In addition, overall 486 thousand 269 tons of Turkmen oil were pumped via BTC in July 2017.
2 mln 416 thousand 951 tons of Azerbaijani oil were delivered from Ceyhan Port to the world market in July 2017. (1 mln 678 thousand 704 tons of this volume were the oil of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan). 14 mln 707 thousand 802 tons of oil were exported from Ceyhan in January-July this year. In general, 334 mln 542 thousand 401 tons of Azerbaijani oil have been exported from Ceyhan Port to the world market since the start of BTC exploitation until August 1, 2017.