Mubadala Petroleum to invest in Pegaga project in Malaysia

Mubadala Pega Mubadala Petroleum has been present in Malaysia since 2010. (Image source: Jeff Warren/Flickr)Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Petroleum, along with its partners Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd and Sarawak Shell Berhad, have reached the final investment decision for the Pegaga gas field development in Block SK 320, offshore Malaysia

The project will now proceed to the construction and installation stage.

Mubadala Petroleum is Operator of Block SK 320 with 55 per cent interest, with Petronas Carigali holding 25 per cent and Sarawak Shell Berhad holding 20 per cent interest. Mubadala Petroleum and its partners are expected to invest in excess of US$1bn into the development with first gas expected by Q3 2021.

Dr Bakheet Al Katheeri, CEO of Mubadala Petroleum, commented, “The Pegaga gas project is Mubadala Petroleum’s first development in Malaysia and represents an important milestone for us to have brought Pegaga from discovery to the point of sanction with the support from Petronas and our partners. Our efforts will now be directed to working closely with our partners and contractors to deliver Pegaga into production on budget and time but most importantly safely.”

Mubadala Petroleum has been present in Malaysia since 2010. The Pegaga gas field is located in the Central Luconia province, offshore Sarawak at about 108m water depth.

The development concept comprises of an integrated central processing platform (ICPP) consisting of an eight-legged jacket. The facility is designed for gas throughput of 550mn scf of gas per day plus condensate. The produced fluids will be evacuated through a new 38-inch subsea pipeline tying into an existing offshore network and subsequently to the onshore Malaysia LNG plant in Bintulu.

Subsequently, Mubadala Petroleum has issued the letter of award for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning (EPCIC) contract for the Pegaga gas development to Sapura Fabrication Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sapura Energy Berhad.

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