Bekok is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Malaysia and is operated by Petronas Carigali International Sdn. The field is located in block PM 9, with water depth of 180 feet.

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

Field participation details

The field is owned by Petroliam Nasional.

Production from Bekok

The Bekok conventional gas field recovered 98.02% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 1983. The peak production was approximately 33.9 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 226 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2024. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 10.83 Mmboe, comprised of 1.51 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 55.94 bcf of natural gas reserves.

Contractors involved in the Bekok conventional gas field

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

Main EPC: Petroliam Nasional

Other Contractors: Intecorr Consultancy Sdn

About PETRONAS Carigali International Sdn

PETRONAS Carigali International Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS Carigali) is a Malaysia based oil and gas company. The company is a subsidiary of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS). The company is a fully integrated oil and gas corporation of Malaysian government. The company is engaged in exploration, development and production of oil and gas in Malaysia. The company operates in various areas such as China, North America and Southeast Asia. PETRONAS Carigali is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In July 2011, the company made two gas discoveries in the shallow water areas offshore the west coast of Sabah. The first discovery was via the Zuhal East-1 well located in the Samarang Asam Paya Block. The second discovery at the Menggatal-1 well located in Block SB312, about 110km northeast of Kota Kinabalu.


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