Malaysia’s Petronas has delivered its first 'carbon neutral liquefied natural gas (LNG)' cargo from its Bintulu export complex to Japanese utility Shikoku Electric at the Sakaide import terminal in Shikoku Island. Although question marks remain around whether the industry can really make LNG carbon neutral.
Shell has snapped up new exploration acreage in Malaysia offshore the state of Sarawak in a move that underscores the supermajor’s commitment to country’s upstream sector.
China has been contesting new Malaysian oil and gas development at the Kasawari field offshore Malaysia since early June with China Coast Guard (CCG) vessels harassing the project. The harassment also coincided with Chinese military planes entering Malaysia’s national airspace.
The eastern Malaysian state of Sarawak, home to the country’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) export complex, has awarded its first onshore block to Petra Energy and Uzma, as it hopes to revitalise its onshore oil and gas industry after taking regulatory control from the federal government.
Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) and Malaysia’s Petronas have made a second gas discovery in the shallow waters of Balingian province off the Malaysian state of Sarawak.
Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) has struck a significant shallow-water oil and gas discovery in Block SK405B off the Malaysian state of Sarawak.