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Lundin Petroleum completes the Mengkuang-1 exploration well

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Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Malaysia BV has made a small gas discovery with the Mengkuang-1 exploration well in license PM307, offshore Malaysia.

The well-targeted hydrocarbons in Miocene aged sands 75 km 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 m below mean sea level. The well encountered 9 m of gas pay in the I-35 group Miocene channel sands. The well was plugged and abandoned.

Lundin Malaysia holds 75% working interest in PM307. Partner is PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd with 25% working interest. Lundin Malaysia operates six blocks in Malaysia, namely PM307, PM319, PM308A, PM308B, PM328 and SB307/308.

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