Total started the production from Badamyar field in Myanmar

The Badamyar field (courtesy of Flenco Fluid System)

The Badamyar field (courtesy of Flenco Fluid System)

According to a press release by the French energy firm, Total has started the production from the Badamyar project, located 220 kilometers offshore south of Yangon in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The project will enable an extension of the Yadana gas field’s 8 billion m3 per year production plateau beyond 2020.
The Badamyar project involves the installation of a new wellhead platform connected to the Yadana production facilities, and the drilling of 4 horizontal wells to develop Badamyar gas field as a satellite of Yadana. The project also includes a new compression platform. Launched in mid 2014, the project was completed with no Lost Time Injury occurrences during the 5 million man-hours worked.
Total is the operator of the project with a 31.2% interest. Its partners are Chevron-Unocal (28.3%), PTTEP (25.5%) and the national company MOGE (15%).