Cendor Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Petronas
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Location: offshore Peninsular Malaysia in Block PM304
  • Production start: 2006
  • Partners:
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Cendor field is located in the northeast corner of Block PM304 in about 70 metres of water with principal producing horizons in the H Group of Middle Miocene sands. Base reserves are estimated to be 20 million barrels of oil with significant upside potential.
  • The development of the field, involved the first mobile offshore production unit (MOPU) in Malaysian waters connected to a spread moored floating storage and offloading unit (Cendor FSO) via a flexible submarine pipeline.
  • The next stage of development will involve the Cendor II FPSO and is expected to be commissioned in 2014
  • It will utilise 2 wellhead platforms, CDW-B & CDW-C


  • SK Petroleum: Cendor Phase 2 Wellhead Platform
  • MMCOG: Engineering Support Services for Cendor Phase 2 Development
  • SapuraKencana: Provision of Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) of Wellhead Platforms (CDW-B and CDW-C) for Cendor Phase 2 Development Project
  • FoundOcean: Grouting for Cendor Phase II - CDW-B & CDW-C


  • 2001 - Cendor Oil Field discovered by Amerada Hess
  • 2004 - Petrofac Resources acquired the Amerada Hess subsidiary which owned an interest in the Cendor field
  • 2006 - Commencement of Production from Cendor Field, Malaysia
  • 2013 - Extension of the reserves found



  1. MMCOG Platform References
  2. FoundOcean Subsea References
  3. Anggerik Laksana Platform References
  4. SapuraKencana Platform References
  5. First Malaysian Discovery For Amerada Hess
  6. New development partnership with Petronas-Carigali
  7. Commencement of Production from Cendor Field, Malaysia
  8. Petronas Announces Successful Drilling At Cendor

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