Thailand’s state energy company has invested in a Scottish project aiming to prove the viability of powering subsea assets with wave energy.
Malaysia’s 2022 oil and gas bid round was a remarkable success, attracting fresh investment, new upstream explorers, as well as new ideas to the mix in Southeast Asia’s most successful market. Indeed, other Southeast Asian countries should take note as Malaysia also launched its 2023 round that will see more investors queuing up.
Chevron slammed by NGO's for selling its Myanmar assets to Canada's MTI Energy in a deal seen to benefit the military junta.
Will 2023 see the majors, including ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips, TotalEnergies, and Eni, divest upstream oil and gas assets in Southeast Asia?
Thailand’s state-backed energy company PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) has decided to delay the development of its integrated gas-to-power project, that would use resources from the M3 Block, to generate electricity in Myanmar, according to a report in the Bangkok Post.
Thailand’s state-backed energy company PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) expects to sell its Cash-Maple gas and condensate field in Australia in 2023, according to a report in the Bangkok Post.
Honeywell has been selected as the carbon capture technology provider for PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) at the Arthit carbon capture and storage (CCS) project for the Arthit gas field in the Gulf of Thailand.
Southeast Asia-focused Jadestone Energy has signed a deal with Indonesia’s Medco Energi Internasional to acquire stakes in the Sinphuhorm gas field and Dong Mun gas discovery onshore Thailand for $32.5 million.
Borr Drilling has signed contracts for two of its jack-up rigs, in the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Petronas and its Petroleum Arrangement Contractors (PACs) recorded a total of 10 hydrocarbon discoveries in Malaysia in 2022, following the increase of exploration activities in the country.
Multi-billion-dollar oil and gas projects remain delayed in Vietnam and undermine the Southeast Asian nation’s ambitions to expand its gas production capabilities as it seeks to move away from coal-fired power.
Thailand’s state-backed upstream company PTT Exploration Production (PTTEP) announced it will spend $29 billion between 2023 and 2027 as it aims to boost oil and gas production, as well as diversify into new businesses to cut emissions.
Indonesia is seeking at least 27.4 trillion rupiah ($1.7 billion) in damages from PTT Exploration & Production (BKK:PTTEP) in a planned lawsuit next year over the Montara oil spill, even after the Thai company reached an initial settlement with farmers in the area.
Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) has concluded an out of court settlement with Indonesian seaweed farmers after agreeing to pay A$192.5 million (US$127.4 million) in compensation for the oil spill that resulted from the 2009 Montara blowout offshore Australia.
Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (BKK:PTTEP) further expands its investment in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by acquiring 25% participating interest in the Sharjah Onshore Area A from Italy’s Eni (MIL:ENI).
Ranhill Worley will provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for PTT Exploration & Production’s (PTTEP’s) Lang Lebah development offshore Malaysia in a deal worth MYR43 million (US$9.4 million).
PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) said it will spend $300 million to develop Thailand’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at the Arthit offshore gas field as the state-backed upstream player eyes its net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target.
Thailand’s PTTEP (BKK:PTTEP) has announced another “significant gas discovery” from its first exploration well in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), together with partner Eni (MIL:ENI) of Italy, that paves the way for “establishing a strong presence” in the Middle East nation.
Cheniere will supply 1 million tonnes per year (t/y) of LNG to Thailand’s PTT from its Corpus Christi export terminal in the US after the pair signed a 20-year contract starting in 2026. Significantly, it marks the first US liquefied natural gas (LNG) deal agreed with PTT, Thailand’s largest state-owned, multinational energy company.
TotalEnergies said Wednesday that it has “definitively withdrawn” from Myanmar following its announcement in January that it had decided to exit the Yadana field and from gas transportation company MGTC, both as shareholder and as operator, within six months.
Thailand’s upstream natural gas sector is struggling to reverse falling output due to bad planning and policy from the government, coupled with a seeming lack of innovation at PTT Exploration & Production (BKK:PTTEP), a state-backed company, that is taking increasing control of the country’s gas resources.
Thailand is curbing imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) due to surging prices, potentially putting the country at risk of fuel shortages.
UK-listed Jadestone Energy has reported an oil spill offshore Western Australia at the Montara oilfield when oil was being transferred between two crude tanks onboard the Montara Venture FPSO. Oil was observed on the surface of the sea and the field has now been shut down after a hole was identified in the bottom of the tank of the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit.
PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) is gearing up to develop Thailand’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project at the Arthit offshore gas field as the state-backed upstream player eyes its net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target.
Global and regional upstream activities, including in Southeast Asia, are rising, as more exploration and development projects are evaluated and approved. Yet, the drilling rig market in the region is not as exciting as it should be, especially with global oil prices ranging between $100 and $120 per barrel in recent months.