ExxonMobil reports first production from Damar gas development offshore Malaysia

Exxon Mobil Corp. has reported the start of natural gas production at the Damar field off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. ExxonMobil subsidiary, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc., has a 50% interest in the project.

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IRVING, TexasExxon Mobil Corp. has reported the start of natural gas production at the Damar field off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. ExxonMobil subsidiary, ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc., has a 50% interest in the project.

The Damar field has a projected capacity of 200 MMcf/d (5.7 MMcm/d) of gas. ExxonMobil and joint-venture partner Petronas Carigali Sdn. Bhd. have planned a total of 16 development wells for the platform.

Damar was developed under a gas production-sharing contract between ExxonMobil, Petronas Carigali, and Petronas. ExxonMobil is the operator of the Damar field, and Petronas Carigali holds a 50% interest.

The Damar startup follows the previously announced Telok gas development in Malaysia, which began production in March 2013.

02/14/2014

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