Continuing its drilling activities in the Mediterranean and Black Seas with its 3 deep-sea drilling vessels and 2 seismic research vessels, Turkey is adding its fourth drilling vessel to its fleet.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated that the fourth drilling vessel is equipped with the most modern and cutting-edge technology, which is called the seventh generation, unlike the others.
“There are a total of 5 ships in this ship's class in the world. We also have one. With our new ship, which is 238 meters in length and 42 meters in width, we will be able to drill up to 3 meters of the sea. Thankfully, we have reached a capacity to operate outside the borders of our country with the large drilling fleet we now have. to our country kazanI wish that our new ship with the latest technology that we have developed will be beneficial for our country, our nation and our energy sector.” made a statement.
Fatih Drilling Ship started drilling at Türkali-6 field
Turkish Naval Forces Navigational Hydrography and Oceanography Department announced that Fatih Drilling Ship will start drilling in Türkali-27 well with NAVTEX published between 27 October – 2021 December 6. After the published NAVTEX Fatih Drilling Shipcontinued his research in the Black Sea between the mentioned dates. According to the information conveyed, the ships of Korkut, Altan and Sancar Bey also Fatih Drilling Shipaccompanied by.
As will be remembered Fatih Drilling ShipAfter the Danube-1 well, on November 5, 2020, drilling works began in Turkey's first deep-sea detection well, Türkali-1 well. In the post on the subject on the official Twitter account of the Turkish Petroleum Corporation, it was announced that the Türkali-1 well was drilled up to 3 thousand 920 meters and the work was completed in 77 days.
Sent off to the Black Sea on 29 May 2020 Fatih Drilling Ship, It started its first drilling in the Black Sea on July 20, 2020, and on August 21, 2020, President Erdoğan announced that there was 320 billion cubic meters of natural gas in the Black Sea.
After drilling up to 2 meters in Türkali-3 and the completion of the works in 950 days, Fatih Drilling Ship drilled the Amasra-53 well located in the Northern Sakarya Gas Field. It was announced that Fatih Drilling Ship started drilling at Türkali-1 in Sakarya Gas Field on 28 May and at Türkali-3 on 31 July. After starting the drilling of Türkali-4 well on September 12 and lasting 5 days, Fatih Drilling Ship started drilling works in Türkali-42 well as of October 27, 2021.