Exploration & Production

Multibillion-dollar project on horizon for Myanmar

Woodside and Total are moving closer to the development of a major gas find off the coast of Myanmar Woodside and Total are moving closer to the development of a major gas find off the coast of Myanmar.
By Damon Evans 3 October 2018 0 32763
A production platform off Myanmar. (Total)

Woodside Petroleum and Total are close to approving a multibillion-dollar gas field development off the coast of Myanmar following recent successful drilling in the country’s deepwater acreage. But while this is good news for Myanmar’s upstream sector, a revival in domestic production could limit demand for imported LNG.

The partners in the offshore A6 Block – France’s Total, Australia’s Woodside and Myanmar’s MPRL E&P –  have just successfully appraised the Shwe Yee Htun discoveries, which lie in waters about 2,300...