Petronas Expects First Production from Tanjong Baram Field in March 2015



Petronas announced Friday that it has awarded a Small Field Risk Service Contract (SFRSC) to EQ Petroleum Developments Malaysia Sdn Bhd (EnQuest) and Uzma Energy Venture (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd (Uzma) for the development and production of the Tanjong Baram field, located about 3.7 miles (6 kilometers) offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.
 
The SFRSC was signed March 27 in Kuala Lumpur, where Petronas was represented by its Vice President of Petroleum Management Adif Zulkifli, EnQuest by its Head of International Faysal Hamza and Uzma by its CEO Kamarul Redzuan Mohamed.
 
Under the terms of the contract, Petronas is the project owner while EnQuest and Uzma are the contractors for this petroleum arrangement.

“This SFRSC will see EnQuest and Uzma conduct development and production works at the Tanjong Baram field. The first hydrocarbon from the Tanjong Baram field is expected to be within 11 months from now,” said Adif Zulkifli.
 
Petronas has awarded four RSCs to date; the Berantai field to Petrofac and Sapura Kencana Petroleum Bhd in January 2011, the Balai-Bentara cluster off Sarawak to a consortium comprising Roc Oil, Dialog Group Bhd and Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd in August 2011, the Kapal, Banang and Meranti cluster to Coastal Energy KBM Sdn Bhd in June 2012 and the Tembikai-Chenang cluster to Vestigo Petroleum Sdn Bhd in October 2013.



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