The delayed Total-led liquefied natural gas (LNG) export development in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has signed a key fiscal stability agreement with the government. This marks a significant step in de-risking the proposed 5.33 million tonne per year Papua LNG scheme.
India is set for the largest increase in energy demand of any country over the next 20 years. This underscores the potential for policies and investment to accelerate the clean energy transition, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a new report.
The Indian government is trying to persuade ExxonMobil to take stakes in offshore acreage controlled by state-backed Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).
Japanese companies are increasingly focused on upstream portfolio rationalisation, with divestment of non-operated stakes in smaller oil, as well as other non-core assets, expected to accelerate, research from Wood Mackenzie shows.
There is a high risk that political turmoil in Myanmar will negatively affect the energy sector, however, Chinese companies look set to benefit from the tumultuous environment, according to Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research.
China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) is expected to have another solid year in 2021 as offshore capital spending is set to surge to record levels in China.
CNOOC, China’s third-biggest oil company, aims to raise its capital spending this year to between 90 billion and 100 billion yuan ($15 billion), the highest level since 2014, bucking the industry trend.
Indonesia’s national oil company (NOC) Pertamina is preparing to take at least one of its business units public during the second-half 2021.
Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas said that it is making every effort to ensure the safety of about 155 workers that are sub-contracted on a barge servicing its Yetagun platform in the Andaman Sea off Myanmar following the military coup.
Upstream merger and acquisitions (M&A) deals are expected to rebound in Asia Pacific this year after plunging to their lowest level this century in 2020, when the pandemic and collapse in oil and gas prices killed activity.
The Asia Pacific region offers plenty of opportunities for the UK’s subsea engineering sector, both in the traditional oil and gas business, as well as the rapidly expanding renewable energy industry, reckons Subsea UK.
The bloodless military coup in Myanmar has triggered some upstream companies to assess whether they should activate force majeure clauses in their production-sharing contracts (PSCs) with the government.
Petronas MPM has officially introduced Malaysia’s Small Fields Asset (SFA) production-sharing contract framework as part of an effort to revive its domestic upstream sector and lure new money.
The atmosphere in Myanmar remains volatile after the military seized power from the National League for Democracy (NLD) government and is creating logistical challenges for upstream companies, including Woodside Energy, that operate in the country.
Myanmar faces a potential energy crunch following a bloodless military coup that is set to delay urgent upstream investment and derail vital liquefied natural gas (LNG) import projects.
Australia could offer a $26 billion renewable power generation investment opportunity this decade if the government can implement an ambitious long-term Renewable Energy Target (RET) to reverse a slowdown in wind and solar spending.
The former boss of Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas, Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee, has joined ExxonMobil’s board of directors, in a move that has surprised some industry watchers.
Thailand’s state-backed upstream player PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) said Monday that its $2.45 billion deal to buy a 20% stake in one of Oman’s strategic gas fields from UK major BP will pave the way for future investments in the Middle East.
The apparent overthrow of the Aung San Suu Kyi administration by the Myanmar military threatens more than $1 billion of potential upstream investment in the Southeast Asian nation.