Petronas' Bentara field in the Balai cluster risk service contract (RSC) area located offshore Sarawak, Malaysia saw its first oil production on 25 May.
BC Petroleum developed and operates the field, which is expected to produce around 1000b/d.
The Bentara field is the second field in the Balai cluster that covers four fields: Balai, Bentara, Spaoh and West Acis.
The RSC was awarded on 16 August 2011, BC Petroleum, a joint venture company consisting of Roc Oil, Dialog Group, and Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd.
Petronas has awarded three other RSCs to date: