Middle East Economic Survey


No 8



PTTEP Brings Shams Gas/Condensate Field On-Stream

Thailands PTTEP announced on 10 February it had started production of gas and condensate from its Shams Field in Block 44 following the inauguration of the Shams central processing facility. PTTEP signed an EPSA with the Ministry of Oil and Gas and became operator with 100% interest in July 2002. Initially, field production capacity will be 50mn cfd of gas and 4,000 b/d of condensate.