BP, Adnoc and Masdar have teamed up to invest “billions of dollars” in clean and low carbon energy.
Aquadrill Offshore’s ultra-deep water drill ship West Capella is favoured to win the single-well contract for Repsol’s much-anticipated Rencong-1X wildcat in the North Sumatra basin offshore Indonesia.
Medco Energi, which operates South Natuna Sea Block B, will share a jack-up drilling rig with four other operators offshore Indonesia as part of a pact that will save millions of dollars.
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.
Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) is having difficulty accessing the Chevron-operated Erawan gas field to install production facilities as planned, ahead of a transition next year. PTTEP is now reportedly “losing hope” of gaining access before next April’s handover due to an unresolved legal battle with Chevron.
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).
Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund Mubadala Investment Company has offloaded a A$363 million ($273 million) share in Oil Search, which has major stakes in Papua New Guinea’s emerging liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector.
Petronas and Hess have agreed amendments to an existing upstream gas sales agreement for fields offshore Malaysia that cements the value of the US-based company’s North Malay Basin assets. This makes any potential divestment process easier as Hess focuses on its prolific acreage offshore Guyana.
Offshore drilling company Valaris, which last week emerged from bankruptcy, has won a contract extension for its Valaris JU-115 jack-up rig offshore Thailand
UK-listed Harbour Energy is seeking a deep-water drilling rig as it prepares to probe the deep waters of Indonesia’s North Sumatra basin.
Mubadala Investment and Italy’s Snam have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on hydrogen development in the United Arab Emirates.
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.
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.
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Co. is overhauling its structure and deploying capital to double in size to nearly half a trillion dollars in the next decade, a plan that will vault it into the top ranks of the world’s sovereign wealth funds.
A pair of oil and gas fields controlled by Japanese companies offshore Vietnam could become a potential flash point in the disputed waters of the South China Sea as Beijing continually seeks to aggressively assert its claims.
Adnoc has signed framework agreements with Mubadala Investment and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. (Enec) focused on co-operation on in-country value (ICV).
Saudi Aramco’s experience may offer a cautionary tale to other investors considering multi-billion-dollar refining partnerships with Indonesian NOC Pertamina
Despite a recently announced planned capital raising, Australian-listed Oil Search, which has major stakes in Papua New Guinea’s emerging LNG sector, is a prime takeover target, as mergers become more likely in a low oil price world.
The falling cost of renewables offers an opportunity for Middle East and North African states to shift to capitalise on the energy transition – and even export “green molecules” to the world.
Egypt has licensed a number of areas, including the award of around 7,000 square km to ExxonMobil in the offshore.
Sonatrach has signed a deal to increase its stake in the Medgaz gas pipeline to 51%, from 43%. The remainder will be held by Naturgy.
Carlyle Group LP plans to buy a stake valued at as much as $4.8 billion in Cepsa from Mubadala Investment Co., about six months after the Abu Dhabi sovereign fund shelved plans to list the Spanish oil refiner.