Samarang is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Malaysia and is operated by Petroliam Nasional. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Samarang Asam Paya, with water depth of 3,247 feet. Buy the profile here.

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An expansion project is associated with the Samarang, namely the Samarang Redevelopment Project. This project is currently in the construction stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Petroliam Nasional and SMJ Sdn.

Production from Samarang

The Samarang conventional oil field recovered 95.21% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1979. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2031. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Contractors involved in the Samarang conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Samarang project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: MMC

Main EPC: Technip Malaysia and Amaniaga Resources (M) Sdn

Other Contractors: Leighton Engineering, Icon Offshore, Kumpulan Agresif Sdn, Bayu Purnama Sdn and Petro Flanges and Fittings Sdn

About Petroliam Nasional

Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is an integrated energy company that explores for, develops and produces crude oil and natural gas. Its downstream operations include processing and liquefaction of natural gas; refining of crude oil and marketing of petroleum products; manufacturing and sale of petrochemicals; and trading of oil, petroleum and petrochemicals. The company also carries out transportation and sale of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Petronas provides shipping and logistics services. Its infrastructure comprises refineries; blending plants; petrochemical manufacturing plants; gas infrastructure and utilities; and a retail network. The company operates in Asia, Australia, the Americas, Europe and Africa. Petronas is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of 34,000+ oil and gas fields, 400,000+ exploration blocks, 1,100+ LNG terminals, 3,400+ gas processing plants, 5,000+ storage terminals, and 8,000+ pipelines, 1,400+ refineries and 13,000+ petrochemical plants worldwide.