One dead, more than 100 rescued in Malaysia oil rig collision

November 16, 2020

Dateline 2020-10-27, AlJazeera:

A crew member of a Malaysian offshore support vessel has drowned after his ship collided with the oil rig it was servicing off Malaysian Borneo in poor weather, the coastguard said on Tuesday, but more than 100 other sailors were rescued.

The ship, the Dayang Topaz, rammed into the beramB oil platform after its anchor cable broke, Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) chief Mohamad Zubil Mat Som said in a statement.


Petronas accelerating efforts to enhance production of oil and gas for M’sia

December 1, 2011

Dateline 2011-11-16:

THE excitement in the oil and gas (O&G) sector just gets better, with oil giants Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) and Royal Dutch Shell plc joining forces to further develop oilfields in Malaysia using the enhanced oil recovery (EOR) technology.

The duo had last week signed a heads of agreement for two 30-year production-sharing contracts (PSCs), which would entail a total investment of US$12bil (RM37.8bil), for projects using the EOR technology a technique to boost the extraction of crude oil and natural gas from existing fields off Sabah and Sarawak.

Involving four oilfields in the North Sabah area and nine in the Baram Delta off Sarawak, the EOR projects on a combined basis could be the biggest in the world in an offshore environment.