North Sabah is a producing conventional oil field located in shallow water in Malaysia and is operated by Hibiscus Petroleum. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, the field is located in block North Sabah, with water depth of 148 feet. Buy the profile here.

An expansion project is associated with the North Sabah, namely the SF30 Waterflood Project Phase 2. This project is currently in the feasibility stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Hibiscus Petroleum and Petroliam Nasional.

Production from North Sabah

The North Sabah conventional oil field recovered 94.38% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2003. The peak production was approximately 57.63 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate. 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 29.03 Mmboe, comprised of 29.03 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate. North Sabah conventional oil field reserves accounts 0.01% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional oil fields globally.

About Hibiscus Petroleum

Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd (Hibiscus Petroleum) is an exploration and development of oil and gas. The company provides activities such as investment holding and the provision of project management; and technical and other services relating to the oil and gas exploration and production industry. The Company's primary segments include Investment holding and group activities, which includes investment in companies owning/operating oil and gas concessions. It operates its business through Lime, 3D Oil, VIC and L31, VIC and P57, Anasuria, and HIREX, among others. Hibiscus Petroleum also has oil exploration operations in Norway and the Middle East. The company operates in the UK, Australia, and Malaysia. Hibiscus Petroleum is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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