Pertamina first wells drilling at Mahakam working area
Tuesday, Aug 08, 2017
PT Pertamina (Persero) through its subsidiary company, PT Pertamina Hulu Mahakam (PHM) has conducted the first PHM drilling spud in Tunu field within the Mahakam Working Area, conducted by Total E & P Indonésie (TEPI) on PHM's account, on July 16, 2017. The first wells of the PHM under the name of TN -N74 and TN-N75 has a depth of 1,078 m, with SAT (Shallow Architecture Tubingless) complex architecture type. The wells is estimated to take 13 days.

PT Pertamina Hulu Mahakam has been appointed by the Government to manage the Mahakam Working Area, which is effective on January 1, 2018, after the expiration of Mahakam Production Sharing Contract (PSC) contract in the management of TEPI on December 31, 2017.

As PHM efforts to maintain the level of oil and gas production in the Mahakam Working Area, PHM plans to drill 14 to 15 wells during 2017, which is in Tunu, Tambora, and Handil fields. Based on the Production Sharing Contract signed by PHM with SKK Migas on December 29, 2015, PHM reserves the right to finance oil and gas operations that are required from the date of signing of the contract up to the effective date of the contract on January 1, 2018, where TEPI will do the execution.

About Pertamina

Pertamina is Indonesia's leading integrated energy company.  We are committed to an ongoing process of transformation and continuous improvement that will lead to our achieving global standards of operational, environmental, and corporate performance. Pertamina is present throughout the value chain of the energy sector, including the exploration and production, refining, manufacturing and marketing of oil products and petrochemicals; and the development of biofuels, geothermal power and other sustainable alternative energy sources.

Pertamina is the largest oil and gas producer in the country. We are among the biggest operator and preferred partner of many international oil and gas players on the large-scale projects in Indonesia.Internationally, Pertamina holds oil and gas exploration and production assets in 12 countries, such as Algeria, Colombia, Canada, France, Gabon, Iraq, Italy, Malaysia, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria and Tanzania.

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