US liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Cheniere Energy will supply 0.4 million tonnes per year of LNG to South Korea’s POSCO International Corporation, owner of the Asian nation’s first private LNG import terminal, under a new long-term deal.
Pakistan said it is considering to sign a liquefied natural gas (LNG) purchase agreement with various countries including Russia as it seeks to secure supply and ease a crippling shortage.
Developing carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects in Southeast Asia is considerably cheaper than developing similar projects in more developed economies, such as Australia.
Developing LNG projects is traditionally seen as a big-ticket item, reserved for the few. Costs are high and equipment specialised, making the resource out of reach for most smaller scale operators – despite the advantages it offers.
The head of Russia’s lower parliamentary house yesterday called for the Sakhalin-2 LNG project equity owned by foreign investors from “unfriendly countries” to be transferred to Gazprom or the state.
Fitch Ratings has removed Medco Energi from rating watch, as the oil and gas company has completed the acquisition of the giant Corridor Block from ConocoPhillips, and the outlook is positive. Its long-term issuer default rating is now at B+.
A South Korean court has rejected an application from a group of indigenous Australians to block South Korean export credit agencies from funding a deep-water pipeline for the Santos-led (ASX:STO) Barossa gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) project off northern Australia.
Singapore rig builder Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) will send another two jack-up rigs to the Middle East in a deal worth up to S$120 million (US$87.2 million) as the oil and gas market improves.
Thailand’s state-backed upstream player PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) is facing significant gas supply challenges that pose further downside risks to the Southeast Asian nation’s gas power sector, warned Fitch Solutions.
China is seeking to replenish its strategic crude stockpiles with cheap Russian oil, a sign Beijing is strengthening its energy ties with Moscow just as Europe works toward banning imports due to the war in Ukraine.
India’s state-backed Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) (NSE:ONGC) is considering placing more offers for Russian energy assets that western majors, such as Shell (LSE:RDSA), BP (LON:BP), and ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM), are seeking to divest following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Economic Times reported yesterday.
Woodside Petroleum almost certainly won investor approval to boost global oil and gas production by adding BHP Group assets while also facing a rebuke on its climate accounting.
A deal struck between ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) and the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) earlier this year will ensure that the Pacific Island nation will remain a major force in the global market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) for years to come, according to a report by Fitch Solutions. Significantly, the government secured “highly favourable terms.”
Borr Drilling has secured a new four-year contract for its Saga jack-up rig in Southeast Asia.
Thailand’s dependence on imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) continues to expand despite soaring global prices. Significantly, the increasing demand for LNG is being exacerbated by production declines across ageing domestic fields, particularly Erawan.
Pipeline specialist STATS Group plans to boost its international footprint following an “excellent” 2021.
The offshore drilling rig market is “much tighter” than previously thought, according to new analysis, with some segments “nearly sold-out”.
As the world seeks to decarbonise, East Timor hopes that a plan for a giant carbon capture and storage (CCS) hub will help it find financial backing for a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility that would process gas from the Greater Sunrise fields.
US liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Venture Global will supply Malaysia’s Petronas with 1 million tonnes per year (t/y) of LNG for a 20-year term after the pair signed a new deal. Significantly, Asian LNG buyers, such as Petronas, are increasingly locking in new long-term supplies as more European buyers enter the race for LNG.
Inpex’s (TYO:1605) proposed Abadi liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in the Masela Block offshore Indonesia, which has long struggled to gain traction, has been delayed even further with a final investment not targeted until the latter half of this decade. Significantly, the project looks increasingly unlikely to be developed.
Australian operator Santos (ASX:STO) is preparing to decommission the floating storage and offloading (FSO) facility, as well as platforms, at Bayu Undan offshore East Timor, as soon as possible, as it accelerates plans for a giant carbon capture and storage (CCS) hub at the mature field.
BW Offshore’s strategy for recycling its end-of-life floating production storage and offloading (FPSOs) units has been criticised following a fatality at a ship breaking yard in India. BW is one of the largest operators of FPSOs for the oil and gas sector, but its decommissioned units are being dismantled in yards with questionable health, safety, and environmental credentials.
India’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) importers are purchasing extra volumes from Russia at a discount as most other spot buyers shun the fuel.
Indonesia’s national oil and gas company Pertamina has decided to cancel an earlier plan to buy discounted crude oil from Russia as domestic fuel stocks are now deemed sufficient.
Singaporean yard Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) will send two of its jack-up rigs to Saudi Arabia in a five-year deal worth S$135 million ($97 million) as the market for rigs continues to tighten.