Petronas reports gas find in Malaysia, oil appraisal in Indonesia

Malaysia’s Petronas reported a natural gas discovery in Malaysia and an oil strike in an appraisal well in Indonesia.

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

Block operator Mubadala Petroleum drilled to 2,775 m. Well data indicates a 292-m 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. The appraisal well penetrated the CD and Kujung carbonate reservoirs and reached 2,176 m. A drillstem test for the CD interval recorded a flow rate of 1,656 b/d through a 2-in. choke. Another DST will be carried out for the shallower Kujung reservoir.

Production from the Bukit Tua oil field is expected to begin by late 2014.

Related Articles

Gabon, Eni leaders discuss development of Nyonie Deep gas discovery

08/19/2014 Eni SPA Chief Executive Officer Claudio Descalzi met with Gabon President Bongo Ondimba in Libreville on Aug. 18 to outline the appraisal campaign ...

Apache makes major oil discovery off Western Australia

08/18/2014 Apache Corp. has made an oil discovery with its Phoenix South-1 well, drilled 110 miles north of Port Hedland in 435 ft of water in permit WA-435-P...

BP, Noble plug, abandon deepwater Bright well on Atwater Valley block

08/15/2014 The BP Exploration & Production Inc.-operated Bright exploration well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico did not show hydrocarbons after reaching ...

Iraq: Kuwait Energy, Dragon Oil drilling well on Block 9

08/14/2014 An onshore exploration well being drilled on Iraq’s Block 9 has reached the first of its two targets, Dragon Oil PLC said in a statement posted on ...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected