JAKARTA (rambuenergy.com) – The Indonesia’s Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas (SKK Migas) said that Kepodang Field within Block Muriah, which is operated by Petronas Carigali Muriah Ltd, has started transferring natural gas amounting to 56 million standard cubic feet per day (MMSCFD) to Tambak Lorok gas power plant (PLTGU).
The Head of SKK Migas Amien Sunaryadi said the gas from the Kepodang field is transferred via pipeline to an Onshore Receiving Facility (ORF) to be processed, before further delivered to PLTU Tambak Lorok, which is owned by state electricity company PT PLN.
Kepodang Field is located in offshore Central Java. The development of Kepodang Field consists of Central Processing Platform (CPP), well-head tower-C, a 2.7 kilometers of pipeline from well head tower-C (WHTC) to CPP, including an onshore control facility. In the downstream part, a 200-km pipeline was build as well as ORF in Tambak Lorok, Semarang.
Petronas Carigali Muriah Ltd holds 80 percent working interest in the Muriah Block, while Saka Energi Muriah Ltd owns 20 percent. (*)