Greater Kerendan is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Indonesia and is operated by Salamander Energy. The field is located in block Bangkanai.

Two expansion projects are associated with the Greater Kerendan conventional gas field, namely Kerendan Phase 2 and Kerendan Phase 3. The expansion projects are currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by PT Medco Daya Abadi Lestari and PT Pertamina (Persero).

Production from Greater Kerendan

The Greater Kerendan conventional gas field recovered 25.74% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2021. The peak production was approximately 0.55 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 20 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2067.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 18.35 Mmboe, comprised of 2.6 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 94.54 bcf of natural gas reserves. Greater Kerendan conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

About Salamander Energy

Salamander Energy Ltd (Salamander) is a independent upstream oil and gas company. It focuses on South East Asia, with operating licenses in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. The company’s portfolio consists of four core asset hubs including Greater Bualuang in Thailand; Greater Kerendan and North Kutei in Indonesia; and Block PM-32 in Malaysia. It also owns interest in the Champasak and Saravan production sharing contract in Laos. Its portfolio comprises two producing blocks, one development asset, four discoveries under appraisal and development; and an inventory of exploration leads and prospects. It operates through its offices in London, Singapore, Jakarta and Bangkok. Salamander is headquartered in London, the UK.


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