Total starts Myanmar gas project

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French energy giant and LNG player Total has started up production from the Badamyar project, located offshore 220 kilometers south of Yangon in Myanmar.

Total said in a statement on Tuesday the project would enable an extension of the Yadana gas field’s 8 billion cubic meters 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.

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%).

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