Gumusut-Kakap is a producing conventional oil field located in deepwater in Malaysia and is operated by Shell Malaysia. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block Block J and Block K, with water depth of 3,281 feet. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the Gumusut-Kakap, namely the Gumusut-Kakap-Geronggong-Jagus East (GKGJE) Phase 4. This project is currently in the approval stage, expected to start in 2024.

Field participation details

The field is owned by ConocoPhillips, Others, Petroliam Nasional, PT Pertamina (Persero), PTT Public and Shell.

Production from Gumusut-Kakap

The Gumusut-Kakap conventional oil field recovered 66.05% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2016. The peak production was approximately 157.40 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2035. The field currently accounts for approximately 6% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 199.72 Mmboe, comprised of 199.72 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. Gumusut-Kakap conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Gumusut-Kakap conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Gumusut-Kakap project as follows.

Other Contractors: Uzma and The Expro Group

About Shell Malaysia

Shell Malaysia Ltd (Shell Malaysia), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, is an oil and lubricants provider. The company is engaged in the exploration and refining of crude oil. Shell Malaysia products include natural gas, petrochemicals, fuels, bitumen; lubricants to passenger cars, trucks, and coaches; shops, fuel card services, fuel stations, and industrial machinery for manufacturing, power generation, mining, and agriculture and construction industries. The company offers services includes upstream international, downstream, projects management, energy consulting services, loyalty programs and technology solutions and caters to retail, industrial and commercial customers. Shell Malaysia is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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