Pertamina EP Performs Well Offshore Drilling

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Thursday, September 21 2017 - 17:00 IWST

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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - PT Pertamina EP, a subsidiary of PT Pertamina (Persero), is ready to conduct offshore drilling of Poleng Field in Gresik, East Java, managed by Pertamina EP Asset 4 business unit.

"Today I represent the management of PT Pertamina EP want to know how the condition of the team in the field, and of course the readiness of equipment to be used for offshore drilling prime in Poleng Field," said Director of Operations and Production PT Pertamina EP, Chalid Said Salim in his press conference Jakarta, Wednesday (20/09/2017)

Chalid explained that his side had made final checks on team preparedness and equipment ahead of the offshore drilling wells in Sumur Poleng N2 planned to begin on Thursday (9/21).

Drilling activities are expected to reach 45 days with a target of 9,000 feet deep depth and estimated cost of 15 million US dollars or nearly equivalent to Rp200 billion.

Chalid said the location of the well to be drilled is called Poleng N2 or CW-12H well located in the Java Sea. This drilling is a form of positive synergy between the company's upstream PT Pertamina (Persero), namely PT Pertamina EP and PT Pertamina Hulu Energi.

"This excellent synergy supports the implementation of this activity, especially for PT Pertamina EP, which is the first to conduct offshore drilling, which is a learning process for all related functions in planning, preparation and execution," he explained.

According to Chalid, through drilling activities is expected to produce 700 barrels of oil per day and 1.2 million cubic feet of gas per day. The drilling also aims to add hydrocarbon absorption points in the CW area of ​​the Kujung structure.

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