SINGAPORE Dec 13 Malaysia is expected to start
oil production at the end of December at a deepwater field that
could lift February export volumes of key grade Kimanis by 25
percent from January, two sources with knowledge of the matter
said on Tuesday.
Operated by Royal Dutch Shell, the Malikai field
off the East Malaysian state of Sabah could boost exports of
Kimanis to 193,000 barrels per day in February, they said,
meeting demand from Australia and India.
Shell and its partner Petronas declined to
(Reporting by Florence Tan in SINGAPORE; Additional reporting
by Emily Chow in KUALA LUMPUR; Editing by Christian