Strong year for drillers offshore Malaysia, Petronas confirms

March 1, 2023

Dateline 2022-12-23, Offshore:

Petronas and its petroleum arrangement contractors (PACs) achieved 10 hydrocarbon discoveries from 16 wells drilled offshore Malaysia this year.

The tally comprised eight oil and gas finds off Sarawak, and one each offshore Sabah and Peninsular Malaysia. The largest oil discovery was Nahara-1 in Block SK306 in Sarawak’s Balingian province.

‘Significant’ new oil & gas discovery offshore Malaysia

February 15, 2023

Dateline 2022-12-07, Offshore Energy:

Petronas Carigali (PCSB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s state-owned energy giant Petronas, has made a new oil and gas discovery in Block SK 306, offshore Malaysia.

Petronas announced this oil and gas discovery at the Nahara-1 well in Block SK 306 on Wednesday and explained that PCSB is the operator of the block, with 100 per cent participating interest in its Production Sharing Contract (PSC).