Iran starts drilling exploratory wells in Golestan
Iran has started drilling exploratory oil wells in Golestan Province, according to Ali Osuli, the director general of the Khazar oil company. A tender will be announced to find a contractor for drilling, hopefully by the end of the year, Iran.ru reports.
Seismological studies indicate that districts of Golestan have sufficient gas reserves. According to Yusef Etemadi, the director of the department for geological exploration of Khazar, the Iranian National Oil Company pays special attention to exploration and exploitation of fields in areas bordering neighbouring states.