Kuwait's KUFPEC discovers gas in Malaysian block SK-410B

The block is located in shallow waters, nearly 90 km (56 miles) off the coast of Sarawak

  
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DUBAI - Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC) said on Thursday it had made a significant gas discovery in block SK-410B in Malaysia.

The block is located in shallow waters, nearly 90 km (56 miles) off the coast of Sarawak, it said in a statement.

The discovery was made by KUFPEC Malaysia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Kuwaiti firm, which holds a 42.5% working interest under a production sharing contract with PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd. and PTTEP HK Offshore Ltd.

(Reporting by Asma Alsharif; Writing by Nafisa Eltahir; Editing by Edmund Blair) ((Nafisa.Eltahir@thomsonreuters.com; +971 56 22 61754;))

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