Malaysia’s probable and proven petroleum reserves at 6.9 billion barrels, about 61% in Sarawak, says Azalina

Dateline 2023-02-15, The Bono:

Malaysia’s probable and proven reserves of petroleum, which is indicated as its 2P reserves, totalled 6.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe), of which 4.2 billion boe are in Sarawak, followed by 1.3 billion boe in Sabah.

Generally, 2P reserves have a more than 50% chance of being technically and economically possible to be produced.

The country’s petroleum reserves could last 15 years based on the reserves life index calculation, according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law and Institutional Reform) Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.

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