PHE WMO continues to increase production, the target chasing SKK Migas. Entering the second half of this year PHE WMO back to drill two new wells to boost production.
PHE WMO production by mid of this month has gone up again to 22,500 barrels per day (bpd). Number of production. This increase relative to production in the early month high of 22,200 (bpd),
Even so PHE WMO is still trying to raise production to 24,000 bpd to 27,000 bpd by the end of this 2013.
Head of Production PHE WMO, Agus Sudarmanto said in July they are targeting to add two new wells. By the operation of two new wells could increase total production.
Agus explained, in 2013 the PHE WMO target drill 21 production wells. Now there are 11 production wells were drilled.
Overall there. Approximately 77 wells are worked in WMO block. Of the total number of wells, 36 producing wells in antaranyasudah not.
He explained that, in the three months beginning in 2013, the production of PHE WMO average is still in the range of 10,000. Away from the target SKK Migas. Significantly increase new production achieved from April until July.
Since April 1, PHE WMO continues to increase production from 9,000 bpd to 12,000 bpd. After the break in May and 20,300 bpd 17,000 bpd in June. Peak at the beginning of production back in July increased to 22,200 bpd and 25,500 bpd now broken.
“Declining block rate in WMO relatively high, so the addition of this production in addition to menutut old debt also against declaining a relatively high rate,” said Agus, Monday (22/07/2013) night.
Agus hoped, with increased production, at the end of 2013, the average daily production of PHE WMO SKK gas could meet the target. “Our main target SKK how to reach the target gas. We still have the debt, which hopefully we can continue to pursue with increased production, “he said.
He added that the increased production expected to be achieved from the two new wells that are ready to increase production.
This additional production is expected to be optimal with the completion of the installation of a new pipeline connecting new wells with Poleng Processing Platform (PPP).
In the first half (I) 2013, PT Pertamina Exploration and Production (EP) posted a profit of Rp 10 trillion more. Targeted for this year, a subsidiary of state-owned PT Pertamina is able to reap a profit of Rp 18 trillion.
Public Relations Manager of PT Pertamina EP, Amperianto Agus told reporters in Jakarta, Saturday (3/8) night suggests, corporate profits optimistic embrace of it is based on the production performance of oil and gas corporation that produced it.
He said that the present level of oil production per day PT Pertamina EP reached 132 thousand barrels. The expected production rate constant and even increases with the exploration and discovery of new reserves by corporations. “In 2012, corporate profit reached Rp 21.5 trillion,” he said.
This year profit target of Rp 18 trillion does not mean a decrease compared to last year. Agus argues that profits surge last year in addition to the corporate consistency in producing oil and gas, as well as exchange rate differences and the rise in oil prices in the international market.
“Target profit last year (2012) amounted to Rp 17 trillion,” he added.
Most of PT Pertamina EP oil fields located in Sumatra, especially in Jambi, South Sumatra, North Sumatra, and Riau. Pertamina EP also has oil fields in West Java, Central Java and East Java.
“We’re also there is quite a large project in Central Java and East Java. BUT, it is where the gas production is later used to supply gas power plant Tambaklorok Semarang. If that was to be our gas production, is estimated to be saving USD 2 billion of fuel conversion used oil to gas power plant Tambaklorok Semarang, “he explained.
As a subsidiary of PT Pertamina engaged in the upstream oil and gas sector, according to Agus, operational and corporate performance requires the support of many parties, especially the government and society.
Oil theft cases in a massive scale in the pipeline Tempino-Plaju South Sumatra should not happen in other places. In the pipeline along the 265 kilometer (KM), he said, about 75% have been embedded in the ground at the depth of 1.5 meters to 2 meters.
“But, it remains stolen. Trick with building above the oil pipelines, oil pipelines and oil drilled and taken,” he said.