PKN ORLEN begins drilling of new well in the Lublin region


The new well of PKN Orlen is located in Nowy Stręczyn in the Cyców commune.

Stręczyn-OU1 is the fifth well to be drilled by PKN ORLEN in the Province of Lublin, and the third covered by the “Wierzbica” exploration licence. The drilling of the well is expected to take approximately 45 days and planned depth  is over 3,400 metres. Engineers from company going to collect 300 meters of core samples.

“The results of our preliminary geological surveys proved very promising, and so we decided to start a new exploratory well here,” commented Wiesław Prugar, CEO of ORLEN Upstream.

PKN ORLEN begins drilling of new well in the Lublin region  |ORLEN


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Fifth year student of Mining and Geology at Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas at AGH University of Scince and Technology in Krakow, Poland. In YoungPetro, Deputy Editor-In-Chief, social media co-conductor, manager of the 'Ambassadors' project and 'How it works' section. HR manager of SPE AGH UST Student Chapter Poland. As a Lab assistance conducts also researches in terms of water recovery from drilling fluids. Interested in various sources of energy. Privately, loves high mountain tourism and low cost traveling.

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