Indonesian upstream regulator SKK Migas has confirmed that Repsol’s (BME:REP) Kali Berau Dalam (KBD) gas discovery, initially thought to be the country’s biggest find in 18 years, is significantly smaller than expected, putting the mega project in doubt.
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Japan’s Inpex has reiterated that it is targeting start-up of the stalled Abadi LNG project in the Masela Block offshore Indonesia in the early 2030s.
Japan’s Inpex (TYO:1605) has filed a claim for $975 million against South Korean yard Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) relating to the construction of a floating production storage & offloading (FPSO) vessel for its Ichthys LNG project in Australia.
A longstanding US lawsuit filed against ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) that alleges the oil and gas giant was responsible for human rights violations, including sexual assault, battery and wrongful death, that was committed by members of the Indonesian military, looks set to be heard after 20 years, as the company’s repeated attempts to block the trials have been overturned.
Keppel Offshore & Marine subsidiary Keppel FELS will terminate three contracts that will see the Singapore yard seize ownership of a jack-up and semi-submersible rig, that it will have the rights to sell, after clients failed to pay up.
South Korea is looking to buy more liquefied natural gas to replenish stockpiles before winter.