PetroChina subsidiary drills shale well to depth of over 6,000 metres

PetroChina’s Southwest Oil & Gas Field unit has finished drilling the Lu 202 shale well to a record depth of 6,095 metres.
By Staff reporter 9 August 2017 0 27125

PetroChina’s Southwest Oil & Gas Field unit has finished drilling the Lu 202 shale well in Yibin, Sichuan province, to a record depth of 6,095 metres.

The well is part of PetroChina’s shale exploitation efforts in southern Sichuan. PetroChina aims to produce 10 billion cubic metres per year of shale gas in Sichuan by 2020.  

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