Gumusut-Kakap deepwater field achieves 1st oil production


Dateline 2022-10-03, The Malaysian Reserve:

THE Gumusut-Kakap (GK) Phase 3 deepwater development project on the east coast of Sabah achieved its first oil production on July 31, 2022, as two new oil producer wells and two water injector wells were drilled.

Petronas said once the project is fully completed in the first quarter of 2023 (1Q23), the four wells will add around 25,000 barrels per day to GK’s existing production capacity.

Sabah Shell Petroleum Co Ltd is the operator of the GK project, in partnership with Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd, ConocoPhilips Sabah Ltd, PTT Exploration and Production Public Co Ltd, and PT Pertamina Malaysia Eksplorasi Produksi.

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