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Malaysia's Petronas makes gas discoveries off Sarawak

Published on Nov 26, 2012 6:37 PM
 
A Petronas worker inspects a tanker in Kuala Lumpur in this July 3, 2006, file photo. Petronas said on Monday that it has made two major gas discoveries off the coast of Sarawak state. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's national oil company Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) said on Monday that it has made two major gas discoveries off the coast of Sarawak state.

Petronas said its preliminary assessment of the first discovery, at the Kuang North field, indicates total volume of natural gas around 2.3 trillion standard cubic feet (tscf).

The second discovery, at the TukauTimur field, indicates total volume of around 2.1 tscf, Petronas said.