Sarawak Shell Berhad (SSB), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announced that it has decided to develop Timi gas development project in Malaysia, which is powered by a solar and wind hybrid renewable power system, a press release issued by Shell cited.

The action is expected to be taken with Shell’s partners PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd and Brunei Energy Exploration.

The statement elaborated that this platform lighter than a conventional Tender Assisted Drilling (TAD) wellhead platform by about 60%.

The project includes drilling two wells and is designed to produce 50,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) and will pump its gas to the F23 production hub, which will support the future growth in the central Luconia area, off the coast of Sarawak.

Wael Sawan, Shell Upstream Director said “Timi, which is powered by a solar and wind hybrid power system, demonstrates Shell’s capabilities to innovate and deliver safe, reliable, and sustainable projects, in line with our commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 in step with society. Shell is pleased to be able to progress this project in a competitive and responsible manner, as part of the vital role Upstream plays in delivering Shell’s strategy and in support of economic growth in Malaysia.”