May 16, 2022
Dateline 2022-04-22, The Edge:
Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with its new investor SK earthon Co Ltd and Sarawak-owned oil and gas company Petroleum Sarawak Exploration & Production Sdn Bhd (PSEP) for Block SK247 off the coast of Sarawak.
Block SK427 is located within the prolific area of Balingian and Tatau hydrocarbon provinces covering an area of 3,349 sq km, according to Petronas in a statement on Friday (April 22).
“The block is situated in a proven hydrocarbon system and has promising hydrocarbon potential to be unlocked. Several significant hydrocarbon discoveries were made in 2021 in the Balingian province near the block, namely Sirung-1 and Hadrah-1 wells,” Petronas said.
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.