Salman is a conventional oil development located in deepwater in Brunei and is operated by Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn. Discovered in 2011, Salman lies in block BSP 1 & 2 Offshore Agreement Area, with water depth of around 220 feet.

The project is currently in feed stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2024. The development cost is expected to be $568 m. The Salman conventional oil development will includes subsea tree and wellhead platforms.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Shell and Government of Brunei Darussalam.

Production from Salman

Production from the Salman conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2024 and is forecast to peak in 2024, to approximately 18,000 bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2052.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 61.53 Mmboe, comprised of 61.53 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.

Contractors involved in the Salman conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Salman project as follows.

Main EPC: Sapura Energy

Other Contractors: Intecorr Consultancy Sdn


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