Shell’s first TLP set for Malikai field duty

July 15, 2016

Dateline 2016-06-13, NST:

Shell Malaysia has unveiled the country’s first tension-leg platform (TLP), which is set to sail to Malikai field offshore Sabah soon. The platform was designed and fabricated by Malaysians. Shell holds a 35 per cent stake in the Malikai project, with Conocophillips and Petronas Carigali owning 35 and 30 per cent, respectively. “The deepwater business is under pressure like others in the industry. Now that we have built this capability in Malaysia, we have a responsibility to sustain these skills and talent so that they stay relevant. “It will take strong collaboration and partnership to open up new frontiers and deliver value and create wealth for Malaysia, as well as the companies participating in these ventures.