Barmer, Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta Limited, India’s largest private oil and gas exploration and production company, has achieved a significant milestone by starting production from its NA #01 facility in Aishwariya Barmer Hills in Rajasthan.
The project is a first in Cairn’s tight oil portfolio with a growth potential to contribute 20 per cent to the company’s vision production.
The project has been executed in collaboration with global oilfields services company, Schlumberger. It took more than 900 days and over 3 million man-hours to complete the entire surface facility, including activities like hot work, equipment erection, hydro testing, hot tapping, commissioning, electrical system charging, tie-in with a live existing facility, and well hookup, the company said in a statement.
More than 600 contractors and 50 contractor engineers, in addition to Cairn’s engineers worked to complete the facility.
Speaking about the project, Prachur Sah, Deputy CEO, Cairn Oil & Gas, Vedanta Ltd, said, “The ABH tight oil project is yet another example of our commitment to growing India’s E&P sector through the deployment of advanced technologies.