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Turkmenistan discovers large natural gas field

Tuesday, May 9
A promising natural gas field has been discovered in the Uzun-Ada area in Turkmenistanís Balkan Region, the Turkmen government said in a message.

Experts of the Turkmenneft state concern, after drilling an ultra-deep well with a projected depth of 7,150 meters, received a commercial inflow of natural gas within an interval of 6,689-6,695 meters.

"According to preliminary estimates, the well productivity is 500,000 cubic meters of natural gas and 150 tons of gas condensate per day," reads the message.