Total has started production from LCP-Badamyar project (Low Compression Platform), the new wellhead platform on May 2.
It is an extension of Yadana gas field, an offshore gas field in the Andaman Sea, which is the biggest gas production field in Myanmar. French oil and gas giant Total is the operator of Yadana project with 31.2 percent interest, while partners own the rest: US Chevron-Unocal is holding 28.3pc, Thai firm PTTEP with 25.5pc and state-owned Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) with 15pc.
The Myanmar Times conducted an exclusive interview with Xavier Preel, the general manager of Total E&P Myanmar in Yangon on May 2, following inauguration of LCP-Badamyar project. Mr Preel joined Total E&P Myanmar as General Manager in July 2014 and has worked for Total since 1980.