Telok natural gas flow starts offshore Malaysia

ExxonMobil Corp. reported the start-up of Telok natural gas field offshore Malaysia, production from which will peak at 370 MMcfd, according to earlier disclosures by the company.

Production began from the Telok A platform, the first of two four-legged, unstaffed satellite platforms involved in the development about 124 miles off eastern Peninsular Malaysia. Gas flows via a new 16-mile pipeline to the Guntong E platform for processing.

Fourteen development wells total are planned to be drilled from the platforms.

ExxonMobil operates the field in a 50-50 joint venture with state-owned Petronas Carigali under a production-sharing contract.

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