UK-based upstream player Harbour Energy has restarted development well drilling at its Natuna Sea Block A offshore Indonesia after operations were suspended due to a helicopter accident last week.
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.
Repsol has finished front-end engineering and design (FEED) work for its giant Kali Berau Dalam (KBD) gas discovery on the Sakakemang Block in Indonesia. The Spanish company and partner Petronas are now moving towards preparation for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor selection, according to upstream regulator SKKMigas.
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.
A consortium of PGS, TGS and WesternGeco have secured funding for a 6,400 sq km multi-client 3D seismic survey starting in October in the Sarawak basin offshore Malaysia.
UK listed Jadestone Energy has satisfied all the conditions necessary, including the approval of Petronas, to complete its acquisition of SapuraOMV’s Peninsular Malaysia assets in a deal worth up to $15 million that will increase the company’s total reserves by more than 30%.
Hibiscus Petroleum has moved a step closer to completing its acquisition of Repsol’s upstream assets in Malaysia and Vietnam after the Spanish company’s project partners waived their pre-emption rights.
Malaysia’s Petronas, which has yet to make a firm carbon-neutral pledge, will deploy solar energy at the group's assets across Malaysia to boost efficiency and cut carbon emissions as part of its sustainability agenda and “aspiration” of Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 (NZCE 2050).
Despite China harassing Malaysia’s offshore gas developments last month, Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas and state-backed China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) yesterday signed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal estimated to be worth $7 billion over ten years.
China has been contesting new Malaysian oil and gas development at the Kasawari field offshore Malaysia since early June with China Coast Guard (CCG) vessels harassing the project. The harassment also coincided with Chinese military planes entering Malaysia’s national airspace.
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.
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).
Petronas, which has yet to make a firm carbon-neutral pledge, sees significant growth ahead for solar and wind, particularly as a hedge against volatile fossil fuel prices, Jay Mariyappan, head of the state-backed Malaysian company’s new energy business told the APAC power and renewables summit.
South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum (MoP) has launched its first oil licensing round, offering five blocks.
Industry sources report Hess has issued a tender for the provision of turnaround and inspection services at its North Malay Basin project offshore Malaysia.
The eastern Malaysian state of Sarawak, home to the country’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) export complex, has awarded its first onshore block to Petra Energy and Uzma, as it hopes to revitalise its onshore oil and gas industry after taking regulatory control from the federal government.
Petronas said yesterday that JPMorgan’s decision to exclude the Malaysian national oil company from its ESG Emerging Market Bond Index and ESG Asia Credit Index at the end of June 2021 is regrettable.
Malaysian national energy company Petronas and Indonesian counterpart Pertamina are on a watchlist for removal from JPMorgan’s emerging market bond index (EMBI) on environmental social governance (ESG) concerns, reported Reuters, citing a statement from the bank.
FAR has booked a Stena Drilling rig for an exploration well in The Gambia at the end of the year.
A Malaysian manager at Norwegian energy services company Aker Solutions was charged Friday for allegedly making false statements in order to win Petronas licenses in Malaysia.
A senior executive at Norwegian energy services company Aker Solutions is expected to be charged today for allegedly making false statements in order to win Petronas licenses in Malaysia.
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.
Oilfield services and technology company Schlumberger has announced an enterprise-scale deployment of advanced digital solutions for Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas, to accelerate the NOC’s field development planning.