Total Hits Gas Pay Offshore Brunei
TOTAL'S affiliate, TOTAL E&P Borneo and partners have discovered a significant amount of gas and condensate in Block B offshore Brunei. Drilled by the ENSCO 108 jackup, the well, ML-5, located about 5 miles (8 kilometers) to the south of the Maharaja Lela/Jamalulalam field in a new, deep-fault panel, discovered gas with condensate in High Pressure/High Temperature formations. With a total vertical depth of 18,583 feet (5,664 meters), the well is the deepest to have ever been drilled in Brunei. While performing a production test, the well flowed at a rate of 10 MMcf/d of natural gas and 220 boepd from a limited zone situated at a depth of 17,552 feet (5,350 meters). The gross thickness of the hydrocarbon-bearing formation exceeds 2,625 feet (800 meters). The development of the new resources using existing facilities is currently being studied. TOTAL operates the Maharaja Lela / Jamalulalam field, located in Block B with a 37.5% interest.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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