A Woodside-led (ASX:WDS) joint venture that includes BP (LON:BP), Shell (LON:SHEL), Chevron (NYSE:CVX), as well as Japan’s Mitsubishi and Mitsui, have been awarded greenhouse gas (GHG) permit G-10-AP in the northern Carnarvon basin offshore Western Australia, as they pursue a potential CCS project.
Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation is set to issue a notice that it will join the new operating company for the Sakhalin-2 LNG export complex in the Russian Far East, reported Nikkei Asia.
Australia’s carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) sector looks set for a boost as oil and gas companies, including BP (LON:BP), Santos (ASX:STO), and Woodside Energy (ASX:WDS), are investing heavily in large-scale projects.
Russia’s government ordered the establishment of a new operator for the Sakhalin-2 liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the Far East region, according to a document published in the nation’s legal database.
Japan plans to maintain its stakes in the Sakhalin-2 natural gas project in Russia’s far east, the Nikkei Asia reported, after President Vladimir Putin signed a decree transferring rights to a new Russian company just over two weeks ago.
Russia will establish a company that will take over all rights and obligations of the Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. amid Western sanctions imposed on Moscow, a decree signed by President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, reported Reuters.
The head of Russia’s lower parliamentary house yesterday called for the Sakhalin-2 LNG project equity owned by foreign investors from “unfriendly countries” to be transferred to Gazprom or the state.
China’s interest in acquiring an abandoned stake in a Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project is providing further justification for Japan to continue its joint venture with Gazprom PJSC.
Japan's Mitsubishi is confident that the three offshore wind projects it won last year in auctions will be profitable despite the low feed-in tariff prices it bid, the head of its energy solutions unit told Reuters.
There has been increasing speculation that Japanese oil and gas companies may follow their Western peers and exit Russian energy projects in response to Vladimir Putin’s bloody invasion of Ukraine. However, this seems unlikely, as such a move - designed to hurt Russia - would be blunted, as China is expected to fill any void left by departing investors.
Malaysia’s Petronas and Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation are divesting their shares in the Yetagun gas field offshore Myanmar. The move marks the latest in a series of exits by major energy companies, including Chevron and TotalEnergies, following the military coup in February 2021.
A Mitsubishi-led consortium has dominated Japan’s first-ever fixed-bottom offshore wind auction with record-low prices. The results surprised the industry, but European know-how will still be needed to make the nascent sector a success in Japan.
Woodside (ASX:WPL), bp (LON:BP) and Japan Australia LNG (MIMI), which is owned equally by Mitsubishi and Mitsui, have agreed to form a consortium to progress feasibility studies for a large-scale, multi-user carbon capture and storage (CCS) project near Karratha in Western Australia.
Chiyoda, Mitsubishi, and Sembcorp Industries, have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore the feasibility of setting up a hydrogen supply chain in Singapore.
The government of Bangladesh has shortlisted eight potential global companies, including ExxonMobil and TotalEnergies, as well as various Japanese players, to build the South Asian nation’s first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal. Significantly, the proposed 7.5 million tonne per year (t/y) LNG processing facility would double Bangladesh’s import capacity.
Japanese trading conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation will develop a massive onshore wind farm in Laos that will supply electricity to power-hungry Vietnam.
Japan’s Toho gas is the latest Japanese company to receive a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo that has had its emissions offset by carbon dioxide (CO2) credits. Significantly, the Nagoya-based gas company has pledged to buy more carbon neutral LNG after receiving its first shipment on 8 April.
Santos’ proposed offshore Barossa gas field development off Australia’s Northern Territory has the unfriendly tag of having more carbon dioxide than any gas currently made into liquefied natural gas (LNG), finds a new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
Santos has approved final investment for its $3.6 billion Barossa gas and condensate project off Australia’s Northern Territory that is targeting production in 2025. The go-ahead marks the biggest investment in Australia’s oil and gas sector since 2012.
Japanese trading house Mitsubishi and state-owned energy agency Jogmec are exploring potential blue ammonia output with Indonesian producer Panca Amara Utama (PAU).
Australia’s Santos has awarded the biggest contract tied to its $3.6 billion Barossa liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in northern Australia that will backfill Darwin LNG. This offers a strong signal that a final approval for the scheme is imminent.
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.
An Aberdeen-based engineering group is eyeing a boost from Russia’s Far East after Covid-19 left it “scrimping and saving”, its boss said.
Hydrogen is building momentum as a key energy carrier in the global effort to reach net-zero CO₂ emissions by 2050.
EDF Energy looks set to make Mitsubishi Corporation an equity partner at its planned £2 billion wind farm project off Scotland’s east coast.