SapuraOMV Upstream has announced first production from its operated offshore Bakong gas field project under the SK408 Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Malaysia. 

The production phase started in June, following the successful production from its Larak gas field as well as the start-up of the Shell-Gorek field. 

The SK408 gas fields are part of the company’s discoveries made in a drilling campaign in 2014. 

The first phase of the SK408 gas field development in Sarawak, Malaysia is on stream, with first production from the Bakong field.