Singapore-listed KrisEnergy, which appears to be on the verge of collapse, has received a requisition notice from two shareholders requesting an extraordinary general meeting (EGM), over concerns about the restructuring of the troubled upstream player.
Indonesian national oil company (NOC) Pertamina plans to spend $10.7 billion in 2021. This is more than double its capital spend of $4.7 billion last year.
Commodities trader Trafigura has formally opened a carbon trading desk, the Singapore-headquartered company reported, as it ventures into the expanding global offset market.
McDermott International’s CB&I Storage Solutions will provide the engineering, procurement and construction work for storage tanks at Atlantic Gulf and Pacific Company’s (AG&P’s) liquefied natural gas (LNG) import and regasification terminal in the Philippines.
Investors are in the dark about the financial implications of emissions from Woodside Petroleum’s proposed Scarborough liquefied natural gas (LNG) development at the North West Shelf offshore Western Australia, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)
Indonesian-listed MedcoEnergi is accelerating development of its offshore Block B in the Natuna Sea in Indonesia.
Japan and the UAE have signed a hydrogen cooperation deal aimed at accelerating bilateral support for an international hydrogen supply chain.
Japan’s Mitsui aims to invest in India’s nascent small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure, including logistics and receiving facilities, after signing a memorandum of understanding with Indian company Inoxcva.
Meg O’Neill, a leading candidate for the top job at Australia’s Woodside Petroleum, will act as interim chief executive from 20 April as current boss, Peter Coleman, steps down from the board on 19 April.
Italy’s Eni has expanded its acreage position around a major gas discovery offshore Vietnam after acquiring a 100% interest in Block 115/09 from struggling Singapore company KrisEnergy.
Santos is seeking buyers for a 20-30% stake in its large Dorado oil project and Bedout exploration portfolio offshore western Australia estimated to be worth up to $200 million. Significantly, there is expected to be global interest in the sales process, which could be particularly appealing for Asian national oil companies (NOCs).
UK-listed Advance Energy has successfully raised the capital to acquire a 50% stake in the Buffalo project off East Timor. Drilling at the redevelopment project later this year is targeting a potential oil bonanza.
Japan’s Toho gas is the latest Japanese company to receive a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo that has had its emissions offset by carbon dioxide (CO2) credits. Significantly, the Nagoya-based gas company has pledged to buy more carbon neutral LNG after receiving its first shipment on 8 April.
Santos chief executive Kevin Gallagher, reportedly one of the top candidates to replace Peter Coleman as Woodside chief executive later this year, has been offered a one-off, A$6 million ($4.5 million) “growth projects incentive” to see through the delivery of major developments at the Australian company until 2025.
Despite the political and social turmoil in Myanmar, South Korea’s Posco International is sending a second deep-water drilling rig to the troubled Southeast Asian state to continue development work at the Shwe gas field.
CNOOC, China’s third-largest oil company, confirmed it has extinguished a fire at a platform on its Penglai fields in northeast China. The fire is expected to cut crude output at the Penglai 19-3 field by around 600,000 barrels this year.
Oil and gas producers will be subject to tougher liabilities and rules around decommissioning in Australia in an effort to prevent a repeat of the Northern Endeavour fiasco, which is expected to cost taxpayers over $190 million.
Shell is gearing up to drill seven wells off the East Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak after awarding a $17.68 million contract to Velesto Drilling.
Three crew members are missing following a well blowout and fire at an oil production platform in the Bohai Sea in northeastern China earlier this week that stopped operations at one of the country’s largest oil fields.
East Timor, which is considering converting its oil-fired power plants to gas in an effort to slash energy supply costs, estimates it will need about 0.37 million tonnes per year (t/y) of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG).
JERA, the largest power generation company in Japan, producing about 30% of the nation’s electricity, has opened an office in the city of Akita as a base for offshore wind projects off the coast of Akita Prefecture.
Japanese company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) – one of the world’s largest shipping companies - is set to focus on developing ships that run on liquefied natural gas (LNG), ammonia and hydrogen in order to hit its 2050 net-zero goal.
Chevron will supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Japan’s Hokkaido Gas for five years starting April 2022 under a new deal.
Maersk Drilling has won a contract worth $34million (£24.6m) with Shell Malaysia.
Singapore-listed KrisEnergy – widely seen as a zombie company - is finally on the verge of collapse after production from its Apsara oilfield offshore Cambodia failed to meet expectations. Significantly, it should come as no surprise that the frontier basin disappointed.