Sarawak Shell’s Gorek field delivers its first gas production ahead of schedule

September 15, 2020

Dateline 2020-07-31, NST:

Sarawak Shell Bhd (SSB), through its Gorek field under the SK408 Production Sharing Contract (PSC) has achieved its first gas production on May 24, 2020.

SSB said the first gas was delivered ahead of the committed timeline, despite the significant impact to the mobilisation of resources and construction and commissioning crew during the Movement Control Order (MCO) due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

“This success is a result of the excellent collaboration between our key stakeholders, Petronas and SK408 PSC partners – SapuraOMV Upstream and Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd, contractors, vendors and various support teams within Shell, led by the Gorek project team.

“This achievement commemorates the 110th anniversary of our Upstream business, here in Malaysia this year,” said Shell Malaysia Upstream vice president Ivan Tan.


Ninth gas discovery offshore Sarawak will enhance SK408’s viability

July 17, 2018

Dateline 2018-06-13, Borneo Post:

Sapura Energy Bhd (Sapura Energy) and partners Sarawak Shell Bhd (Sarawak Shell) and Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd’s (Petronas Carigali) ninth gas discovery offshore Sarawak is expected by analysts to further enhance the viability of the SK408 project cluster by leveraging on the common infrastructure, pipelines and facilities .

In a filing on Bursa Malaysia, Sapura Energy through wholly-owned subsidiary, Sapura Exploration and Production (Sarawak) Inc (Sapura E&P) and the group’s partners Sarawak Shell and Petronas Carigal announced its ninth gas discovery offshore Sarawak, following the completion of its 2017 drilling campaign within the SK408 Production Sharing Contract (PSC).

Sapura Energy announced that the Pepulut-1 exploration well located offshore Bintulu, Sarawak in Block SK408 was drilled and encountered high quality reservoir.