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.
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.
Repsol and partner Petronas plan to take a final investment decision (FID) on the giant Kali Berau Dalam (KBD) gas discovery on the Sakakemang Block in Indonesia next year with full production targeted by 2027.
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).
ConocoPhillips is seeking to sell its share in the giant Corridor onshore gas block in Indonesia estimated to be worth more than $1.5 billion. However, given the scale of the project and uncertainties around its future, the US major could struggle to find a buyer.
The Indonesian Ministry of Finance has announced plans to introduce carbon pricing in an effort to help finance clean energy projects and boost tax revenues, as well as cut emissions, in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.
Malaysian-listed Hibiscus Petroleum has confirmed it will buy a handful of Southeast Asian assets from Spain’s Repsol for $212.5 million.
Spanish player Repsol has agreed to sell its operated assets in Malaysia and Block 46 CN in Vietnam to Kuala-Lumpur listed Hibiscus Petroleum. Operating the new assets will mark a massive step up for Hibiscus.
Proposed new regulations signal that the Indonesian government appears to have recognised the importance of supporting carbon capture and storage (CCS) schemes. Such regulations will be crucial to encourage major companies, such as BP and Repsol, to invest in significant new upstream production in Indonesia.
Westwood Global Energy reported that Repsol has opened commercial packages for its outstanding jack-up tender for drilling offshore Malaysia and is going through final evaluations before sending it to Petronas for approval.
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.
If necessity truly is the mother of invention, then the oil and gas industry has it down to a fine art.
Santos is seeking buyers for a 20-30% stake in its large Dorado oil project and Bedout exploration portfolio offshore western Australia estimated to be worth up to $200 million. Significantly, there is expected to be global interest in the sales process, which could be particularly appealing for Asian national oil companies (NOCs).
Repsol is studying the potential of a giant geological carbon capture and storage project in Sakakemang in Indonesia.
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.
Upstream merger and acquisitions (M&A) deals are expected to rebound in Asia Pacific this year after plunging to their lowest level this century in 2020, when the pandemic and collapse in oil and gas prices killed activity.
TechnipFMC will lead a consortium made up of some of the biggest names in renewables to construct and test its new offshore green hydrogen production system.
Guyana is the world’s most exciting frontier oil and gas exploration area. There’s a lot of oil, it’s good quality and it’s relatively cheap to produce. It has attracted a host of major players, including Hess, CNOOC, Total, Repsol, Qatar Petroleum, Tullow and, above all, ExxonMobil.
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.
Repsol’s potential fast-track development of its Kali Berau Dalam (KBD) giant gas discovery in Indonesia is at risk as the company struggles to agree an attractive sales price with the government.
After reporting a $5 billion loss, Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas is eager to see new money flow into its domestic upstream sector, especially as the majors, such as ExxonMobil, seek to exit the Southeast Asian nation.
Mubadala Petroleum has put its Southeast Asia portfolio up for sale for $2 billion. The Abu Dhabi-based company will be following in the footsteps of ExxonMobil, Chevron, Shell, Murphy Oil, Hess, Repsol and Eni, all of which are looking to sell assets in the Asia region.
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Beijing has increased pressure on Hanoi thereby derailing yet another upstream project in the South China Sea.
Eni has confirmed the presence of a giant gas and condensate field in Block 114 in the Song Hong Basin off Vietnam.