Newfield Exploration Updates on Pipeline Damage Offshore Malaysia
An unidentified marine vessel has damaged an oil pipeline connecting the East Belumut platform to the Tinggi platform. Newfield Exploration, operator, has shut-in production from the oil field and the leak was isolated. The East Belumut field was producing about 20 Mbopd prior to shut-in. It should take approximately six to eight weeks to complete and return East Belumut to production. The field is located in license PM 323, about 160 miles (257 kilometers) offshore Peninsular Malaysia in 240 feet (73 meters) of water.SubseaIQ provides focused, in-depth coverage of offshore field development activities around the world, with daily updates on hundreds of offshore fields and facilities. Click here to sign up for the free weekly email newsletter.
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