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.
BHP Group on Tuesday said it sees a clear opportunity in oil and gas to enjoy strong returns over the medium term and is ready to seek counter-cyclical deals in a world where many energy companies have cut back on exploration and new projects.
Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas and JERA - a joint fuel-procurement venture between Japan's Tokyo Electric Power and Chubu Electric Power – have signed a memorandum of understanding that will see the pair collaborate on a wide range of low-carbon energy initiatives, covering liquefied natural gas (LNG), ammonia and hydrogen.
Australia, Japan and Vietnam are leading the shift to renewable energy in Asia Pacific, according to the latest research from IHS Markit. Significantly, coal and gas power plants are also being built at a brisk pace as part of the energy mix across the region.
Repsol and Petronas are on track to drill the much-anticipated Rencong-1X wildcat in the frontier deep waters of Indonesia’s North Sumatra basin.
Malaysia’s Petronas has successfully started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its second floating LNG (FLNG) vessel at the PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) operated Rotan gas field off Sabah.
The Indonesian government forecasts that 616 new development wells will be drilled across the archipelago this year following a strong rebound in global crude prices.
Japan Petroleum Exploration Company (JAPEX) has suspended its Soma LNG import terminal operations after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Fukushima prefecture late Saturday.
SKK Migas, Indonesia’s upstream regulator, expects Eni to takeover Chevron’s giant Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) during the first quarter 2021. If the move comes to pass, expect other potential buyers, that could include Pertamina, Sinopec, Neptune Energy and Saka Energi, to be in the new IDD mix.