Production and reserves at ExxonMobil’s (NYSE:XOM) giant Cepu Block - rumoured to be a divestment candidate - have exceeded expectations, reported Indonesian upstream regulator SKK Migas.
Aberdeen University, considered one of the UK’s top academic institutions for petroleum studies, has decided to divest from fossil fuels.
Indonesian upstream regulator SKK Migas has approved ExxonMobil’s plans to restart drilling at its giant Cepu Block in a bid to find new reserves and stem falling output at the country’s largest oil producing block.
Medco Energi, an ambitious Indonesian independent oil and gas company, is preparing to raise capital that will help fund acquisitions. Significantly, Medco Energi is reportedly keen to bid for ConocoPhillips’ share of the giant onshore Corridor gas block in Indonesia estimated to be worth more than $1.5 billion.
The Indonesian government will allow Pertamina to divest more than 51% of its participating interest in legacy upstream blocks that it has acquired from former operators.
Indonesia’s Medco Energi and Spain’s Repsol are reportedly keen to bid for ConocoPhillips' share of the giant onshore Corridor gas block in Indonesia estimated to be worth more than $1.5 billion.
Shell has officially launched the sale of its shares in oil and gas fields it does not operate offshore Malaysia, according to a document seen by Reuters.
BHP Group is considering getting out of oil and gas in a multibillion-dollar exit that would accelerate its retreat from fossil fuels, according to people familiar with the matter.
Indonesian upstream regulator SKK Migas has asked Shell to complete the divestment process for its Masela Block, which holds the giant Abadi gas field, by the end of this year, reported local media. Chevron is also being pushed to finalise the sale of its Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) to Italy’s Eni.
Shell has failed to generate any significant interest in the sales process for its share of the giant Abadi LNG project one year after the Indonesian government announced the Anglo-Dutch supermajor’s intention to divest.
Australia’s Woodside Petroleum said today that it has decided to exit its 50% non-operated interest in the proposed Kitimat liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Canada. However, finding a buyer for the Chevron-operated development, will prove challenging.
Japan’s Japex will sell its 10% stake in a Canadian shale gas project to Malaysia’s Petronas amid concerns over profitability and its carbon footprint.
Japanese companies are increasingly focused on upstream portfolio rationalisation, with divestment of non-operated stakes in smaller oil, as well as other non-core assets, expected to accelerate, research from Wood Mackenzie shows.
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.
Shell is pushing ahead with plans to divest its share of the giant Abadi LNG project in the Masela Block offshore Indonesia.
Aberdeenshire Conservative MP Colin Clark claimed the UK energy sector could be about to "cut off its nose to spite its face" if it doesn't utilise the skills from North Sea oil and gas during a Treasury Committee meeting.
A group of MSPs have called on the Scottish Parliament to end its investment in fossil fuels.
The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) has announced it has ended its investment in fossil fuels over climate change concerns.
This week has seen a number of announcements from oil major Shell including the divestment of its downstream assets in Denmark.
Oil major Shell is said to be lining up assets for a $30billion divestment program which could extend from the US and Trinidad to India following its takeover of BG Group last month.