Lundin Petroleum has made a small gas discovery offshore Malaysia.
The company said its subsidiary, Lundin Malaysia, made the find from the Mengkuang-1 exploration well in license PM307.
The well had been targeting hydrocarbons in Miocene-aged sands 75km to the northwest of the Bertam field operated by Lundin Malaysia.
Mengkuang-1 was drilled with the West Prospero jack-up rig to a total depth of 1,259 metres below sae level.
Lundin said the well has since been plugged and abandoned after encountering nine metres of gas pay in the I-35 group Miocene channel sands.
Lundin Malaysia holds a 75% working interest in PM307.
The company’s partner is PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd with a 25% working interest.