Malaysia’s state-owned energy company Petronas is planning to build a third multi-billion dollar floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) unit to help solve challenges commercialising gas offshore Sabah in Malaysia as part of an effort to appease ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) and Shell (AMS:RDSA) following losses related to an upstream development.
China’s announcement at the United Nations General Assembly that it will no longer build any new coal-fired power plants abroad accelerates the energy transition in Asia’s emerging markets but also raises challenges, according to a new analysis by the IHS Markit Global Power and Renewables service.
Malaysian national energy company Petronas is expected to accelerate final investment decisions (FIDs) for upstream oil and gas projects between 2022 and 2023 following a sharp decline over 2020-21, according to the latest research from Rystad Energy.
State-backed Thai player PTT Exploration & Production’s (PTTEP’s) new chief executive, Montri Rawanchaikul, intends to strengthen the firm’s core upstream business in Southeast Asia, while preparing for new energy opportunities.
Malaysia’s state energy company Petronas said that a fire broke out at its giant liquefied natural gas (LNG) export complex in Bintulu, Sarawak, on Tuesday, but that operations are unaffected.
Malaysian driller Velesto Energy said that a contract to provide a jack-up drilling rig to ConocoPhillips for work offshore Sarawak in Malaysia has been officially terminated after the unit sunk in early May.
A production issue at the Shell-operated Gumusut-Kakap field offshore Sabah in East Malaysia will see exports of the country’s flagship crude oil Kimanis fall in October and November, reported Reuters.
Malaysia's state energy company Petronas and Japanese oil giant Eneos are exploring opportunities to develop a clean hydrogen supply chain between the two nations.
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) will play an important role in decarbonising liquefied natural gas (LNG), but the pace of progress remains too slow, writes Gavin Thompson, Asia Pacific vice chair, Wood Mackenzie.
By identifying gaps in the well services market and working closely with established international partners, Wellvene has significantly expanded its global reach over the last three years.
Malaysia’s national energy company Petronas is considering selling some of its oil assets to bolster its finances as the federal government seeks a bigger dividend and to help streamline its business for the energy transition. Overseas assets in Africa, Middle East and Southeast Asia could be put up for sale.
Petronas has awarded two new small field asset (SFA) production-sharing contracts (PSCs) to Singapore-listed Rex International for the Rhu-Ara and Diwangsa clusters offshore Peninsular Malaysia.
Shell and its partners, Petronas Carigali and Brunei Energy Exploration, have taken a final investment decision (FID) on the Timi sweet gas development offshore Malaysia that will help boost the country’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports. Significantly, Shell said the development marks its first offshore wellhead platform to be powered by solar and wind in Malaysia.
Malaysian driller Velesto Energy is back in the black after reporting a net profit of RM16.27 million ($3.88 million) for the second quarter following an insurance payout related to the sunken jack-up drilling rig NAGA 7.
Tengku Muhammad Taufik, chief executive of Malaysian national energy company Petronas, today told the Asia Future Energy conference, that the pathway to a sustainable energy system is not yet clear. Moreover, there will be many different paths to achieving a net-zero emissions energy system, he said.
Oil stored in ships has been piling up off key Asian ports as a crackdown in China on private crude oil processors has blunted purchases and disrupted flows, including some US-sanctioned barrels from Iran.
Norwegian offshore drilling company Borr Drilling has received a letter of award covering a 105-day contract for its Gunnlod jack-up working for an undisclosed operator in Malaysia.
POSCO International will start exploration offshore Peninsular Malaysia after winning the rights to the 4,738 sq km shallow-water Block PM524 as the South Korean company seeks to expand its footprint outside of Myanmar in the Southeast Asia region.
Xodus, of Aberdeen, has landed a contract to carry out work for Petronas’ first complete carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, offshore Malaysia.
Murphy Oil has decided not to sell its stake in Block CA-1 offshore Brunei following a deepwater discovery by the block’s operator Shell.
Malaysia is expected to contribute about 12% or 3.1 billion cubic feet (bcf) of global natural gas production in 2025 from key offshore planned and announced projects that are projected to start operations between 2021 and 2025, according to research from GlobalData.
Deep-water drilling activities are bouncing back in Southeast Asia following a lacklustre 2020 with overall spending expected to rise 51% this year to $504 million and almost back to 2019 levels, estimates from Rystad Energy show.
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.
Deepwater upstream projects are increasingly important for Southeast Asia, where new investment in production is critical to meet rising demand for oil and gas, as economies continue to expand.
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.