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Repsol’s Indonesia find cuts appetite for LNG imports

A large gas discovery in Indonesia has put the country’s future demand for LNG imports in question A large gas discovery in Indonesia has put the country’s future demand for LNG imports in question.
By Damon Evans 21 February 2019 Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production 0 33966
A gas plant in Indonesia. (Repsol)

Indonesia is unlikely to start importing LNG during the next decade, as Repsol has announced the Southeast Asian country’s largest gas discovery for 18 years.

The Spanish company said on Tuesday that preliminary estimates indicate its onshore Kali Berau Dalam 2 well in the Sakakemang Block, which lies in the province of South Sumatra, holds 56.6 billion cubic metres of recoverable resources. The field could produce around 3.1 bcm/y – equivalent to 2.25 mtpa of LNG – for 15 years starting in 2024-2025,...