JX Nippon to develop and produce oil and gas from Beryl Gas Field

Dateline 2017-12-20, Your Industry News:

Mr. Shunsaku Miyake, President and CEO of JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation is pleased to announce that PETROLIAM NASIONAL BERHAD (“PETRONAS”), the national oil company of Malaysia, has agreed for JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration (Malaysia) Limited (President and CEO, Hironori Wasada, “NOMA”) to be entitled to the oil and gas rights of Beryl Gas Field (“Beryl”), and approved the Field Development Plan (“FDP”) for Beryl on 27th October 2017.

Beryl, an already discovered but undeveloped gas field, lies in the shallower zone in the same location as the underlying Helang Gas Field (“Helang”) and Layang Oil and Gas Field (“Layang”) in Block SK10, Offshore Sarawak, for which NOMA has been conducting production operation as operator. NOMA, in accordance with the aforementioned approved FDP, will utilize existing Helang facilities to develop Beryl economically and within a short period of time, with Beryl first gas scheduled for November 2018.

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