Indonesia authorizes Merakes-Jangkrik tieback

Eni and Pertamina will proceed with the Merakes field development in the Kutei basin offshore East Kalimantan, following approval from Indonesia’s Minister of Energy.

Offshore staff

SAN DONATO MILANESE, Italy – Eni and Pertamina will proceed with the Merakes field development in the Kutei basin offshore East Kalimantan, following approval from Indonesia’s Minister of Energy.

This will involve drilling and construction of subsea wells with a dedicated pipeline system in 1,500 m (4,921 ft) water depth, connected to theJangkrikFPU 35 km (21.7 mi) to the northeast.

Produced gas production will be shipped to the Bontang LNG plant and the East Kalimantan transportation network.

Approval follows conversion to a Gross Split Scheme of the East Sepinggan production-sharing contract and clearance for the revised field development plan.

12/19/2018

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