Petronas reports gas find off Sarawak’s coast

petronas-oilfieldMalaysia’s oil and gas giant Petronas has announced a natural gas discovery in Malaysia and an oil strike in an appraisal well in Indonesia, the Oil & Gas Journal reported.

In Malaysia, gas was discovered in the Sintok-1 well on offshore Block SK320, about 240 kilometers northwest of Bintulu, Sarawak.

Block operator Mubadala Petroleum drilled to 2,775 meters, the statement said. Well data indicates a 292-meter gas column. It’s the third gas discovery on the block since Petronas awarded it in February 2010.

In Indonesia, a Petronas subsidiary drilled the Bukit Tua South-2 appraisal well to assess the Bukit Tua South-1 oil discovery in 2012. Production from the Bukit Tua oil field is expected to begin by late 2014.



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Malaysia’s oil and gas giant Petronas has announced a natural gas discovery in Malaysia and an oil strike in an appraisal well in Indonesia, the Oil & Gas Journal reported. In Malaysia, gas was discovered in the Sintok-1 well on offshore Block SK320, about 240 kilometers northwest of Bintulu, Sarawak. Block operator Mubadala Petroleum drilled to 2,775 meters, the statement said. Well data indicates a 292-meter gas column. It’s the third gas discovery on the block since Petronas awarded it in February 2010. In Indonesia, a Petronas subsidiary drilled the Bukit Tua South-2 appraisal well to assess the Bukit Tua...

petronas-oilfieldMalaysia’s oil and gas giant Petronas has announced a natural gas discovery in Malaysia and an oil strike in an appraisal well in Indonesia, the Oil & Gas Journal reported.

In Malaysia, gas was discovered in the Sintok-1 well on offshore Block SK320, about 240 kilometers northwest of Bintulu, Sarawak.

Block operator Mubadala Petroleum drilled to 2,775 meters, the statement said. Well data indicates a 292-meter gas column. It’s the third gas discovery on the block since Petronas awarded it in February 2010.

In Indonesia, a Petronas subsidiary drilled the Bukit Tua South-2 appraisal well to assess the Bukit Tua South-1 oil discovery in 2012. Production from the Bukit Tua oil field is expected to begin by late 2014.



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