Sinopec drills China’s deepest well in Fuling shale field

By Staff reporter 2 August 2017
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Sinopec’s Jiaoye 187-2HF well in the Fuling shale gas field has been drilled to a depth of 4,024 metres, making it the deepest in China.

The company said the cost of drilling at 4,000 metres can be around RMB 10 million ($1.5 million) higher than drilling at 3,500 metres.

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