Irong Barat Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Exxon
  • Country: Malaysia
  • Location: PM 9
  • Production start: 1983
  • Partners: Petronas
  • Type: Oil / Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Irong Barat field, discovered in 1979, is located about 210 kilometres offshore the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, in approximately 64 metres of water.
  • The field utilises 3 platforms A, B and C
    • Irong Barat C was designed as an unstaffed minimum facility platform supported by a lightweight tripod jacket
  • The oil from the field is a constituent of Tapis Blend Crude Oil


  • Hyundai Heavy Industries: Irong Barat “A” Jacket
  • THHE: Platform C, Topside


  • 1979 - Irong Barat Oil Field discovered
  • 1983 - First oil produced
  • 2003 - Oil production started from Irong Barat B
  • 2009 - Contract signed for EOR project



  1. Hyundai Heavy Industries Platform References
  2. TH Heavy Engineering Platform References
  3. Exxonmobil Commences Oil Production From Irong Barat-B And Raya-B Satellite Platforms
  4. Exxonmobil Boosts Irong Barat Field Production
  5. Petronas Signs New PSC With Exxonmobil And Petronas Carigali

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