Lundin sells FPSO Bertam to Malaysian oil services provider

Lundin Petroleum has entered into an agreement to sell the FPSO Bertam to M3nergy Investment Ltd, a subsidiary of M3nergy Berhad of Malaysia.

Lundin Petroleum will receive a cash consideration of $265 million, based on a transaction effective date of January 1, 2016.

Lundin Petroleum and M3nergy have entered an agreement under which Lundin Petroleum will sell to M3nergy the 100 percent issued share capital of Lundin Services Limited which owns the FPSO Bertam.

The agreement remains subject to certain completion conditions, including finalisation of M3nergy’s external financing. The transaction is expected to complete during the first quarter of 2016, said Lundin.

Lundin Petroleum completed an upgrade and life extension programme on the FPSO Bertam in 2015 and the FPSO is now operating on the Bertam field in Block PM307, offshore peninsular Malaysia.

The Bertam field started production in April 2015. Lundin Petroleum is the operator of the field with a 75 percent working interest, with Petronas Carigali holding the remaining 25 percent working interest.

M3nergy Berhad is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Sabah Development Bank Berhad in Malaysia, which is in turn wholly owned by the Ministry of Finance of the State of Sabah, part of Federation of Malaysia. M3nergy Berhad is an integrated service provider to the oil and gas industry in South East Asia.

Alex Schneiter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lundin Petroleum, comments: “We are very pleased to be doing this deal with M3nergy, an experienced Malaysian FPSO owner. Owning infrastructure assets is not part of Lundin Petroleum’s core strategy and this transaction will allow us to redeploy this capital into other areas of our business to fund our value driven growth.”

Share this article

Follow Offshore Energy Today

Events>

<< Jul 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

Uganda International Oil and Gas Summit 2019

Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit will once again examine the industry’s developments…

read more >

8th OIL & GAS AFRICA 2019 CONFERENCE

OIL & GAS AFRICA is one of the most prime regional & international Oil and Gas conferences in East Africa…

read more >

Gas Indonesia Summit 2019

Gas Indonesia Summit & Exhibition is returning for the fourth edition in Jakarta…

read more >

Shanghai Int Petrochemical and Offshore Oil & Gas and Chemical Industry Technology and Equipment Exhibition 2019

cippe Shanghai has attracts both…

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of OffshoreEnergyToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply