SapuraKencana Secures Approval for Eastern Malaysia Gas Field Development

Malaysia's SapuraKencana Energy (SKE) announced Wednesday that it has secured approval from national oil firm Petronas for the SK310 BK15 gas field development project, offshore eastern Malaysia.

The B15 field was discovered in December 2010. It is located in the SK310 production sharing contract area. The development will comprise a central processing platform with a 21-mile gas evacuation pipeline to be tied into existing infrastructure.

SapuraKencana said the B15 field is expected to produce 100 million cubic feet of gas per day for Petronas's LNG complex in Bintulu, Sarawak.

Commenting in a company statement, SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad CEO Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Shahril Shamsuddin said:

"The FDP approval from PETRONAS marks SKE's first development in the upstream gas project in Malaysia. We will continue to pursue future gas development projects from our other successful gas discoveries in Malaysia which is part of SKE's portfolio today."

SKE operates the SK310 production sharing contract with a 30-percent participating interest.

 

 



Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!
Email news@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Click on the button below to add a comment.
Post a Comment
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies
Events  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Our Privacy Pledge
SUBSCRIBE

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at news@rigzone.com
 -  Wood Group Pens Deal Which Will 'Impro... (Jun 26)
 -  Empyrean Energy Kicks Off Aggressive E... (Jun 26)
 -  TRACE Secures INPEX Deal, Creates Jobs (Jun 23)
 -  What Are the Qualifications to Become ... (Jun 23)
 -  SolstadFarstad Emerges After Company M... (Jun 22)


Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Reservoir Engineer
Expertise: Reservoir Engineering
Location: Houston, TX
 
Production Engineering Supervisor Job
Expertise: Engineering Manager|Production Engineering
Location: San Antonio, TX
 
United States Broussard: Field Engineer I - Optimization
Expertise: Field Development|Geologist
Location: Broussard, LA
 
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $45.83/BBL 0.63%
Light Crude Oil : $43.38/BBL 0.86%
Natural Gas : $3.03/MMBtu 3.44%
Updated in last 24 hours