Shell is gearing up to drill seven wells off the East Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak after awarding a $17.68 million contract to Velesto Drilling.
Maersk Drilling has won a contract worth $34million (£24.6m) with Shell Malaysia.
Malaysia and Brunei have finally formalised a previously stalled unitisation agreement for the Gumusut-Kakap and Geronggong-Jagus East fields that straddle the international maritime boundary between the two countries. The about turn bodes well for Anglo-Dutch supermajor Shell, which has stitched up most of the acreage in Brunei’s offshore.
Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas has declared force majeure on its Yetagun field off Myanmar, which is on the brink of civil war, due to the depletion of gas production.
The rise of China’s mega-refineries was always going to make life tougher for their competitors across Asia. But the fallout from Covid-19 is hastening the impact and accelerating consolidation across the region.
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.
ConocoPhillips is set to drill up to three wells off the Malaysian state of Sarawak after hiring a jack-up drilling rig from Malaysia’s Velesto Energy.
Malaysia’s Petronas has become the first global energy company to produce liquefied natural gas (LNG) from two floating facilities following the first cargo delivery by the company’s floating LNG DUA (PFLNG DUA).
Petronas’ former upstream head Anuar Taib will take over the running of Malaysian upstream player and leading offshore fabricator Sapura Energy as chief executive.
Malaysia’s national upstream company Petronas Carigali has hired two jack-up rigs from Velesto Energy for a campaign this year.
Malaysian national oil company Petronas has successfully priced a $600 million single tranche seven-year note.
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.
Shell is seeking to divest its non-operated interests in the amended 2011 Baram Delta enhanced oil recovery (EOR) production-sharing contract (PSC) and the SK 307 PSC, both offshore Sarawak in Malaysia.
Malaysia’s Petronas and China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) will expand their ties in the energy sector through closer collaboration beyond liquefied natural gas (LNG) and upstream projects.
Malaysia’s Petronas and United Arab Emirates-based Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) are exploring opportunities to collaborate in the exploration, development and production of Abu Dhabi’s resources.
Abu Dhabi-based Masdar and Malaysia’s Petronas will work together to pursue renewable energy and green hydrogen projects across Asia and the Middle East.
TNB Renewables, a subsidiary of Malaysian national electricity provider Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), will buy a 39% share in five solar rooftop projects from Singapore’s Sunseap Group in Vietnam.
Analysts at Macquarie bank believe Thai upstream player PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) is set to outperform as it is bolstered by strong crude prices and the mitigation of risk that output will disappoint at Erawan.
Malaysia’s Petronas is almost doubling its yearly capital investment spend on new energy initiatives this year as it eyes a slow measured diversification away from the traditional oil and gas business.
Petronas MPM reckons there is at least 6 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe) waiting to be discovered in Malaysia’s deep waters.
Thai national oil company PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) has hit sweet gas with its first exploration well, the shallow-water Dokong-1, in Block SK417, off the Malaysian state of Sarawak.
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.
Malaysia has awarded shallow-water exploration Block SB405 to U.S. major ConocoPhillips off the coast of Sabah.
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.