The Albanian National Agency for Natural Resources (AKBN) announced that Shell Upstream Albania has started drilling an oil appraisal well at Shpirag-4 oilfield in central Albania.
The statement said that the drilling started following the completion of seismic and general geological studies, adding that this is the fourth well drilled by Shell Upstream Albania, the previous ones being Shpirag-2, Molisht-1 and Shpirag-3. The Shpirag oil deposit, discovered within Block 2-3, is located at the depth between 6,000 and 7,000 meters.
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