FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel O&M and Anglo-Dutch major Shell, has started up Singapore’s first LNG bunkering ship, the FueLNG Bellina. It marks part of Singapore’s efforts to establish itself as a global LNG bunkering hub.
Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas has hit oil at its North Madura II production-sharing contract (PSC) offshore East Java, Indonesia.
Indonesian national oil company (NOC) Pertamina has so far failed to agree a commercial deal with Chevron for a key chemical formula that is critical for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) efforts at the legacy Rokan Block.
Thai national oil company PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) has hit sweet gas with its first exploration well, the shallow-water Dokong-1, in Block SK417, off the Malaysian state of Sarawak.
Law makers in the Philippines are seeking to refocus the Philippine National Oil Company’s (PNOC’s) investment mandate towards exploration and production ventures. The move is part of an effort to revive the Southeast Asian nation’s ailing upstream sector and attract new investment as its energy security situation continues to deteriorate.
News that South Korea aims to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm by 2030 follows moves by major exploration and production companies to establish a foothold in the nascent market.
The floating offshore wind power market in Asia Pacific could offer investment opportunities worth up to $58 billion as a significant market for the technology is emerging, latest research from Wood Mackenzie shows.
Qatar Petroleum will supply 1.25 million tonnes per year (t/y) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Bangladesh after signing a deal with global trader Vitol.
UK-based engineering giant TechnipFMC has won a deal worth between $250 million and $500 million for a key contact at the Petronas-operated Limbayong deep-water development offshore Malaysia.
Oil Search will start a 15% selldown process for its proposed 80,000 barrels of oil per day Pikka low emissions oil project in Alaska by April. Phase 1 of Pikka is expected to cost about $3 billion and produce oil at a break-even cost of supply less than $40 per barrel Brent, inclusive of a 10% return, reckons the Australian-based company.
Chevron will supply 0.5 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Singapore under a carbon-conscious deal with the island nation’s Pavilion Energy.
Human rights groups and industry executives have slammed Woodside Energy’s rationale to proceed with a major gas development and exploration campaign in Myanmar following a military coup and subsequent bloody protests.
Malaysia will offer 13 offshore exploration blocks, including discovered fields and deep-water opportunities, as part of its Malaysia Bid Round (MBR) 2021 due to launch on 26 February.
Malaysia has awarded shallow-water exploration Block SB405 to U.S. major ConocoPhillips off the coast of Sabah.
Transparency campaigners in Myanmar have appealed to foreign upstream producers to stop paying revenue to the military-led government which seized power in coup on 1 February.
News that Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) and Petronas have started first deep-water gas production from Block H bodes well for Malaysia’s vision to attract further investment in its deeper waters.
Indonesian national oil company (NOC) Pertamina is seeking to farm-down stakes in some of its key domestic assets taken over from international oil companies (IOCs) exiting Indonesia.
Australia’s Woodside Energy is set to supply 0.84 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to RWE, Germany’s largest power producer, for seven years starting 2025.
Cairn Energy is increasing pressure on the Indian government to pay a $1.2 billion arbitration award after filing a lawsuit in the U.S.
Australia’s Santos today confirmed its Barossa liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project is on track for final investment approval during first half 2021 after reporting a net loss of $357 million for 2020.
Woodside Petroleum reported a net loss of almost $4.03 billion for 2020 despite delivering a record full-year production of 100.3 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe). Still, its proposed $12 billion Scarborough liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Australia remains on track for final investment approval later this year.
Danish wind turbine maker Vestas - which last week announced it would build the world's largest offshore wind turbine - has appointed Purvin Patel as regional president Asia Pacific to bolster its presence and market position in the rapidly expanding markets in the region.
Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas and robotics company ANYbotics are co-developing a four-legged dog-like robot for autonomous robotic inspection at offshore oil and gas platforms.
Coal-fired power generation is projected to surge in India as the expanding wave of renewable energy capacity cannot keep up with electrification growth in the South Asian country, home to the world’s second biggest population.
India’s state-backed Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is set to boost deep-water gas production from the Krishna Godavari (KG) basin to between 2.5 million and 3 million cubic meters per day (cm/d) by May this year.