UK-listed Harbour Energy said it is on track to probe the deep waters of Indonesia’s North Sumatra basin in its Andaman II production-sharing contract (PSC).
China’s CNOOC Ltd today said that the country’s “first offshore large-sized independent deep-water gas field” named Lingshui 17-2 has started production. The development, which CNOOC claims includes the world’s first 100,000 ton semi-submersible platform, underscores the advancement of China’s deep-water technical knowhow.
TechnipFMC will carry out the engineering, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning contract for the subsea production system, umbilical, riser and flowline (SURF) at Petronas’ Limbayong deep-water development offshore Malaysia.
BP and India’s Reliance Industries have started production from a second ultra-deepwater gas field in the Krishan Godavari (KG) basin off India’s east coast.
CNOOC, China’s third largest oil company, is expected to start production at Lingshui 17-2, a large deep-water natural gas field in the South China Sea, during the first half of 2021.
Petronas Carigali is aiming to take a final investment decision (FID) on its Bestari deep-water oilfield development offshore Sabah in East Malaysia this year.
Petronas MPM reckons there is at least 6 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) waiting to be discovered in Malaysia’s deep waters.
Analysts at IHS Market report that Repsol’s highly anticipated Rencong-1X wildcat in the frontier deep waters of Indonesia’s North Sumatra basin is targeting prospective gas resources of 4 trillion cubic feet (cf).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Petronas MPM hopes to lure investors to Malaysia’s shallow-water and late-life assets after revealing new fiscal terms as part of an ongoing effort to revive its domestic upstream sector. The move could help Malaysia steal a march on neighboring countries.
The former boss of Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas, Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee, has joined ExxonMobil’s board of directors, in a move that has surprised some industry watchers.
New research has named ExxonMobil as the least "resilient" supermajor to weather the current oil downturn.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc is pushing ahead on its massive deep-water drilling plan in Mexico, even as it doesn’t foresee production starting under the current government.
TGS and PetroData intend to carry out Nigeria’s first multibeam and seafloor sampling (MB&SS) study. Results will be available early in the second quarter of 2020.
A new bill increasing taxation on Nigeria’s oil industry would drive a decline in deepwater production of around 20% by 2023, industry group Oil Producer Trade Section (OPTS) has said.
ADES International has signed up to work on a second deepwater drilling campaign in Egypt.
Total’s investor presentation walked a fine line between commitments to new projects and steps to secure the confidence of investors.
A man who stole deepwater trade secrets on behalf of China was convicted in federal court, highlighting the fierce competition between the world’s economic superpowers for oil-drilling supremacy.
Deepwater and tight oil are two of the upstream sector’s great growth themes, but are often considered to be at opposite ends of the development spectrum.
Costs for deepwater projects will surge as investment heads for a global peak, according to a leading oil and gas consultancy.
The supermajors are signalling the oil industry's return to the Gulf of Mexico's deep waters.