KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Oil and Gas Contractors Association (SOGCA) and the Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) launched a special programme to further enhance Sabah’s oil and gas industry at the Pacific Sutera Harbour, yesterday.
SOGCA President, Datuk Iskandar Malik disclosed this, hoping to have better and greater participation in the development of the growing oil and gas industry in the state and will always receive full support from the government.
Iskandar said the association and MTEM launched the programme due to the need to highlight issues faced by SOGCA members in the state, as well as other oil and gas industry players.
KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas, the national oil company, yesterday announced the successful drilling of the Cendor Graben-2 appraisal well within Block PM304, offshore Peninsula Malaysia.
In a statement here, Petronas said the well was drilled to a depth of over 1,000 metres and confirmed the presence of oil and some gasbearing reservoirs.
Drilling was undertaken by Petrofac (Malaysia PM304) Ltd, the operator for Block PM304, together with joint-venture partners Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd, Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company and PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation Ltd.
THE HAGUE: Shell has laid the keel for Prelude FLNG, the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project. When completed, Prelude is expected to be the largest offshore floating facility ever built.
The hull will now be assembled in the dry dock before the turret and the topsides are fitted at Samsung Heavy Industries’ Geoje shipyard in South Korea.
“This is a key milestone in Prelude’s story,” said Rob Kretzers, Shell Executive Vice President Projects. “Innovative thinking and leading edge technology, as well as hard work from those at Shell and our partners, have helped us reach this significant point in construction. Prelude’s size and scale is unprecedented and I look forward to seeing this enormous structure take shape. Shell is pioneering FLNG which has the potential to revolutionise the way natural gas resources are developed.”