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Maersk Oil finished Drilling (BD-04A) well at Al-Shaheen field, Qatar

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 5/23/2008, Location: Middle East

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Maersk Oil Qatar has finished drilling the longest well (BD-04A) in the world with a length of 40,320 feet (12.3 km), beating the 20 year old record of the Russian Kola Peninsula exploratory well. With a horizontal section of 35,770 feet (10.9 km) Maersk Oil's well also extended the company’s previously held world record for the longest horizontal well by 9,000 feet (2.7 km). The entire horizontal section of the well is placed within a reservoir target which is only 20 feet (6 m) thick.

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