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Mubadala Petroleum announced on Monday that it made a significant gas discovery in Malaysia.

This is the fourth discovery within its operating block.

Mubadala Petroleum is a unit of Abu Dhabi’s investment fund Mubadala.

The company said it found substantial gas in the Pegaga well in its operating Block SK320.

“Together these discoveries represent a very significant hydrocarbon resource, with the potential for a commercially attractive, integrated development,” said Maurizio La Noce, CEO of Mubadala Petroleum.

Mubadala Petroleum operates Block SK320 with a 55 percent interest.

Petronas holds 25 percent, and Sarawak Shell Berhad holds the remaining 20 percent.


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