Bintang is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Malaysia and is operated by ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia. The field is located in block Bintang, with water depth of 262 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Exxon Mobil and Petroliam Nasional.

Production from Bintang

The Bintang conventional gas field recovered 82.35% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2003. The peak production was approximately 5 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 305 Mmcfd of natural gas. 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.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 36.92 Mmboe, comprised of 3.32 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 201.64 bcf of natural gas reserves. Bintang conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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