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.


Malaysia’s Petronas discovers gas in Nangka-1 wildcat exploration well

January 10, 2022

Dateline 2021-11-30, Reuters:

Malaysia’s state oil agency Petronas (PETR.UL) said on Tuesday it had discovered gas in its Nangka-1 wildcat exploration well in Block SK417, located in the shallow waters of Baram Province.

“The Nangka-1 well was successfully drilled to a total depth of 3,758 metres in September 2021. The sweet gas was discovered in the Middle to Late Miocene Cycle VI clastic reservoirs, further validating the hydrocarbon potential in the surrounding areas,” the company said in a release.


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.