Another discovery: PTTEP hits pay once again offshore Malaysia

January 11, 2022

Dateline 2021-11-30, UO:

PTTEP has scored another exploration success offshore Sarawak, Malaysia, with its second consecutive discovery well in Block SK417.

The first discovery well — Dokong-1 — was announced in February, hitting more than 80 metres of pay in a gas column.

Provisional results of the second well — Nangka-1 — were announced on Tuesday by the Malaysian national oil company Petronas which partners PTTEP in SK417 with a 20% interest.


PTTEP Makes Another Gas Discovery Offshore Malaysia

June 28, 2021

Dateline 2021-005-17, Offshore Engineer:

Thai oil company PTTEP has made another gas discovery offshore Malaysia, this time at the exploration well, Kulintang-1, its first drilled in the Block SK438, located around 230 kilometers off the coast of Miri, Sarawak.

The company has been on a discovery spree in Malaysia as it recently announced discoveries at Sirung-1 well, in Block SK405B, Dokong-1 wildcat well in Block SK417, and at the Lang Lebah-2 well, in Block SK410B.

As for the latest discovery, Phongsthorn Thavisin, PTTEP Chief Executive Officer, said that PTTEP had started drilling at the Kulintang-1 wildcat well in Block SK438 in March 2021. The well was drilled to a total depth of 2,238 meters in April 2021.


UPDATE 1-Malaysia’s Petronas finds gas in Dokong-1 wildcat exploration well

March 14, 2021

Dateline 2021-02-24, Reuters:

Malaysia’s state energy firm Petroliam Nasional Bhd, or Petronas, said on Wednesday that it had discovered gas in the Dokong-1 wildcat exploration well in the Block SK417 production sharing contract (PSC).

The firm said the contaminant-free gas find in Dokong-1 in the shallow waters of Baram Province off the coast of Sarawak, revives the Baram shallow clastics play.