Deepest oil and natural gas wells worldwide 2019

Though often cited as the deepest oil well in the world, O-14 in the Chayvo field off the coast of Sakhalin, Russia is actually only some 3,300 feet deep when measured by its vertical drilling depth. However, it has an impressive length of 49,000 feet achieved mainly through directional or horizontal drilling.

Longest vertically and directionally drilled oil and natural gas wells worldwide as of 2019

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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

*Until 2004 the Bertha Rogers No. 1 well was the deepest in the United States.

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