Cakerawala Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Hess
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Location: Block A-18, Gulf of Thailand
  • Production start: 2005
  • Partners: Hess - 50%, Petronas - 50%
  • Type: Gas & Condensate
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Cakerawala Gas Field is located offshore in the lower part of the Gulf of Thailand approximately 150 km Northeast to Kota Bharu and 160 km East of Narathiwat in water-depth of about 60 meters in contract area of Block A-18 in the Joint Development Area.
  • The Cakerawala field development project consists of 6 Wellhead Platforms (CKA, CKB, CKC, BLA, BMA and SYA), Central Processing Platform & Living Quarters (CKP), Riser Platform (CKR) and FSO (Puteri Cakerawala).
  • Committed processed gas at a rate of 790 mmscf/d is delivered to the Buyers' sales pipeline through delivery point located on the riser platform.


  • Technip, Samsung and Saipem: Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of three wellhead platforms, a compression platform, a centralprocessing production platform, a subsea pipeline, two intrafield lines and a Floating Storage and Offloading unit (FSO)
  • Emtunga Offshore: Cakerawala LQ's
  • London Marine: Turret Mooring System
  • Saipem: Installation
  • Jotun: Painting


  • 2000 - EPC contract awarded for platform & FSO
  • 2003 - Hess acquired BP's 25% share of the block
  • 2004 - Gas sales agreement signed
  • 2005 - First production & sales



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  5. International Protective Coatings Platform References
  6. London Marine FPSO References
  7. FoundOcean Asia Subsea References
  8. Serimax Asia Pipeline References
  9. Saipem Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Project References
  10. Technip Oil And Gas Processing References
  11. A new acquisition for Saipem’s Offshore Construction in Malaysia
  12. BP And Amerada Hess Agree Swap
  13. Amerada Hess Secures Future Natural Gas Sales from Block A-18 of the Malaysian-Thailand Joint Development Area -JDA
  14. Amerada Hess Announces Commencement of Natural Gas Sales from Block A-18 of the Malaysian-Thailand Joint Development Area -JDA

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