Gumusut Kakap Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Location: Blocks J & K, Offshore Sabah
  • Production start: 2012
  • Partners: Shell and ConocoPhillips Sabah Ltd each hold 33% interests in the development, PETRONAS Carigali has 20% and Murphy 14%.
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The field, which is in waters up to 1,200 metres deep in blocks J and K, was be developed using 19 subsea wells with oil exported via a pipeline to a new oil and gas terminal, which will be built in Kimanis, Sabah.
  • The development uses a deepwater Floating Production System (FPS), the Kakap Natuna FPSO with a processing capacity of 150,000 barrels of oil per day.
  • Natural gas that is produced along with the oil will be re-injected into the reservoir to help improve oil recovery

Contractors

  • SapuraAcergy: Scope under the contract involves engineering, procurement, transportation and installation, offshore Malaysia in water depths of 1,200 metres, covering:
    • An oil export pipeline and catenary riser, including the shore approach
    • Flowlines, jumpers, Steel Catenary Risers (SCRs), Pipeline End Terminations (PLET) and flowline inline structures (SLEDs)
    • Mooring wires, chains and piles for a semi-submersible Floating Production System (FPS) including towing to the offshore location and installation thereof
  • FMC Technologies: 15 subsea trees, five manifolds, subsea drilling systems, control systems, flowline connections and related subsea equipment and life-of-field support
  • MMHE: Platform Topsides
  • Kavin Engineering: Design And Engineering of Glycol Regeneration Package
  • Hallin Marine: Provide ROV survey services and support for the installation of offshore pipelines, risers and facilities
  • FoundOcean: Grouting

History

  • 2003 - Gumusut oil field discovered
  • 2004 - Murphy Oil discovers Kakap Oil Field
  • 2006 - Agreement signed between the partners to develop the two fields
  • 2008 - Final Investment Decision was taken
  • 2008 - FMC Technologies awarded Supply Subsea Systems contract
  • 2009 - SapuraAcergy awarded engineering, procurement, transportation and installation contract
  • 2012 - First production achieved via an interim crude evacuation system (ICES)
  • 2013 - FPS completed
  • 2014 - Shell starts oil production from Gumusut-Kakap deep-water platform

Geology

Links

  1. Project Homepage
  2. FoundOcean Subsea References
  3. Anggerik Laksana Platform References
  4. Serimax Asia Pipeline References
  5. Kavin Engineering Oil And Gas Processing References
  6. Award for $825 million Gumusut-Kakap Offshore Field contract to SapuraAcergy Joint Venture
  7. Shell to co-develop deepwater Gumusut-Kakap field offshore Malaysia
  8. FMC Technologies to Supply Subsea Systems for Gumusut-Kakap Project Offshore Malaysia
  9. Murphy Oil Announces Significant Oil And Natural Gas Discovery In Deepwater Malaysia At Kakap
  10. Successful Delivery Of Gumusut-Kakap Semi-FPS
  11. Petronas Anounces Gumusut-Kakap’s First Oil
  12. Hallin Marine SOV Windermere mobilised for Malaysian floating production system
  13. Shell starts oil production from Gumusut-Kakap deep-water platform in Malaysia

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