Indonesia: West Papua Klalin field gets further development

Units of RH Petrogas Ltd., Singapore, expects to place on production soon its Klalin-14 development well on the Kepala Burung PSC in the Sorong area of West Papua, Indonesia.

Units of RH Petrogas Ltd., Singapore, expects to place on production soon its Klalin-14 development well on the Kepala Burung PSC in the Sorong area of West Papua, Indonesia.

Depending on gas demand, the initial rate is expected to be 3 MMscfd of gas and 150 b/d of condensate. The well encountered 81 ft of total net pay.

Petrogas (Basin) Ltd. and RHP Salawati Basin BV, in coordination with Indonesia’s state SKK Migas (Satuan Kerja Khusus Minyak dan Gas), tested the well at as much as 9.8 MMscfd and 220 b/d on a 24/64-in. choke from two zones.

Klalin-14 was drilled to further develop the large Klalin gas-condensate field in the Arar area. Two more wells are to be drilled by yearend. The PSC averaged 6,168 b/d of oil equivalent in 2012.

RH Petrogas through the two subsidiaries has a combined 60% working interest in the PSC. PetroChina International (Bermuda) Ltd. has 30% and PT Pertamina Hulu Energi 10%.

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