Petronas awards RSC to EQ Petroleum, Uzma Energy Venture
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Petronas has awarded a small field risk service contract (SFRSC) to EQ Petroleum Developments Malaysia and Uzma Energy Venture (Sarawak) (Uzma) for the development and production of the Tanjong Baram field, located about 6 km offshore Sarawak.
The SFRSC was signed on 27 March in Kuala Lumpur, where Petronas was represented by its V.P. of Petroleum Management Encik Adif Zulkifli, EnQuest by its Head of International Mr Faysal Hamza and Uzma by its CEO Dato’ Kamarul Redzuan Mohamed.
Under the terms of the contract, Petronas is the project owner while EnQuest and Uzma are the contractors for this petroleum arrangement.
“This SFRSC will see EnQuest and Uzma conduct development and production works at the Tanjong Baram field. The first hydrocarbon from the Tanjong Baram field is expected to be within 11 months from now,” said Adif Zulkifli.
Petronas has awarded four RSCs to date, the Berantai field to Petrofac and Sapura Kencana Petroleum in January 2011, the Balai-Bentara cluster off Sarawak to a consortium comprising Roc Oil, Dialog Group and Petronas Carigali in August 2011, the Kapal, Banang and Meranti cluster to Coastal Energy KBM in June 2012 and the Tembikai-Chenang cluster to Vestigo Petroleum in October 2013.