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December 3, 2021updated 27 Apr 2022 12:46pm

Gorek Conventional Gas Field, Malaysia

By Carmen

Gorek is a producing conventional gas field located in shallow water in Malaysia and is operated by Sarawak Shell. The field is located in block SK 408, with water depth of 400 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Petroliam Nasional, Shell, OMV and Sapura Energy.

Production from Gorek

The Gorek conventional gas field recovered 11.14% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2021. The peak production was approximately 1.2 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 120 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2059. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 102.92 Mmboe, comprised of 4.79 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 588.78 bcf of natural gas reserves. Gorek conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Sarawak Shell

Sarawak Shell Bhd, carries out the exploration and production of oil and gas on land and at sea. The company offers a range of energy solutions and petrochemicals. It is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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