North Montney Area (Petronas) is a producing unconventional gas field located onshore Canada and is operated by Petroliam Nasional.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Petroliam Nasional, China Petrochemical, Indian Oil and Brunei National Petroleum Co Sdn.

Production from North Montney Area (Petronas)

The North Montney Area (Petronas) unconventional gas field recovered 30.84% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2026. The peak production will approximately 768 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2042. The field currently accounts for approximately 1% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 592.38 Mmboe, comprised of 3,554.26 bcf of natural gas reserves. North Montney Area (Petronas) unconventional gas field reserves accounts 0.51% of total remaining reserves of producing unconventional gas fields globally.

About Petroliam Nasional

Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is an integrated energy company that explores for, develops and produces crude oil and natural gas. Its downstream operations include processing and liquefaction of natural gas; refining of crude oil and marketing of petroleum products; manufacturing and sale of petrochemicals; and trading of oil, petroleum and petrochemicals. The company also carries out transportation and sale of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Petronas provides shipping and logistics services. Its infrastructure comprises refineries; blending plants; petrochemical manufacturing plants; gas infrastructure and utilities; and retail network. The company operates in Asia, Australia, Americas, Europe, and Africa. Petronas is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


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