Premier starts gas production from Pelikan offshore Indonesia

Premier Oil PLC reported the start of natural gas production from Pelikan field on Natuna Sea Block A offshore Indonesia. This follows start of gas production in fourth-quarter 2014 from neighboring Naga field, also on the block.

Premier Oil PLC reported the start of natural gas production from Pelikan field on Natuna Sea Block A offshore Indonesia. This follows start of gas production in fourth-quarter 2014 from neighboring Naga field, also on the block.

Pelikan and Naga will deliver a total of about 200 MMcfd of gas production to Singapore under the company’s long-term contracts, Premier said.

Other fields on or near Natuna Sea Block A include Anoa and Gajah Baru, which have been supplying gas to Singapore since 2001 and 2011, respectively (OGJ Online, Mar. 5, 2012; Oct. 14, 2004).

Premier, operator of Natuna Sea Block A, holds 28.67% interest in the project. Partners include Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Co., Pertamina, PTT, and Petronas.

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