Chevron Romania announced Tuesday in a press release that began drilling activities exploration well near the village Siliştea commune Pungesti, Vaslui County.
The probe will drill continuously until it reaches the desired depth of approximately 4,000 meters.
It will perform various measurements and rock samples that will be taken to determine if the natural gas is present, and how it can be produced. Our priority is to conduct these activities in a safe and responsible towards the environment in accordance with environmental agreements under which we operate.
Chevron facilities are designed to protect groundwater throughout the life of the wells, with a robust design and is continuously tested for integrity checking. Chevron drilling wells have several layers of steel and cement. They create a barrier that protects groundwater by keeping fluids and hydrocarbons into the wellbore, " reads the Chevron.
Oil company representatives stated that a condition Chevron water management system involves the construction of monitoring wells within its platform. Chevron collect samples from the wells to monitor the quality of the water before, during and after the completion of drilling operations. The results of these tests will be made available to the industry.