Besar is a conventional gas development located in shallow water in Malaysia and is operated by PETRONAS Carigali International Sdn. Besar lies in block PM 305 and Besar, with water depth of around 230 feet.
The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2022.
Field participation details
The field is owned by Petroliam Nasional.
Production from Besar
Production from the Besar conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2022 and is forecast to peak in 2023, to approximately 79 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2057.
Remaining recoverable reserves
The field is expected to recover 68.49 Mmboe, comprised of 410.91 bcf of natural gas reserves.
Contractors involved in the Besar conventional gas field
Some of the key contractors involved in the Besar project as follows.
Main EPC: Petroliam Nasional
Other Contractors: Intecorr Consultancy Sdn and OAG Group
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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