Indonesian upstream regulator SKK Migas has asked Shell to complete the divestment process for its Masela Block, which holds the giant Abadi gas field, by the end of this year, reported local media. Chevron is also being pushed to finalise the sale of its Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) to Italy’s Eni.
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.
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.
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.
JX Nippon Exploration and Production Ltd. is preparing the sale of its oil and gas fields in the UK North Sea, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Taqa is considering options for its oil and gas assets in the UK and elsewhere, including a potential sale, as the state-owned utility focuses more on power generation, people familiar with the matter said.
BP is fielding final bids from a handful of junior energy companies for its North Sea assets, according to people familiar with the matter.
Babcock helicopters has conditionally agreed the sale of its oil and gas aviation business to rival CHC.
Santos said today that its largest shareholder had sold about one third of its stake worth A$785 million ($603.7 million) in the Australian gas producer. This ends a strategic relationship with ENN Group, which is one of the largest gas distributors in China.
KNOC is planning to sell 10% of subsidiary Dana Petroleum’s stake in the Tolmount project in the North Sea.
BP is relaunching the sale of its interests in a number of North Sea oil fields, according to Reuters, after the collapse of its deal with Premier Oil last year.
BP is nearing the sale of its London headquarters to a firm controlled by Thomas Lau, brother of Hong Kong property billionaire Joseph Lau.
Petronas is considering selling its stake in a joint project in Chad with ExxonMobil, according to people familiar with the matter.
UK competition authorities have approved Wood’s £250m sale of its nuclear business.
Bids to buy North Sea producer Siccar Point Energy have come in at between $1.2bn and nearly $2bn, according to a news report.
Centrica has formally launched the process of selling off its stake in North Sea explorer Spirit Energy, according to a news report.
Nostra Terra said it has been given a cash boost for the sale of its interest in the Chisholm Trail prospect.
US independent oil producer ConocoPhillips plans to sell $8billion worth of natural gas assets.
Oil major Chevron is said to be planning to sell a number of assets in Asia worth up to $5billion.
Russia’s Rosneft PJSC could be worth as much as $130 billion, Chief Executive Officer Igor Sechin said as President Vladimir Putin is reported to consider selling a stake in the state oil giant to China and India.
Golar LNG said it has entered into a purchase agreement to sell the Golar Tundra for $330million.
Kuwait Petroleum Corp (KPC) said it plans to sell loss-making assets to cut costs as low oil prices pressure its finances.
Petroceltic said it was considering a number of options for the company’s future including the sale of some or all of its assets. The board said options being considered include a farm-out or sale of one or more the company’s existing assets, a merger with a third part, or the sale of its entire issued share capital in the form of debt or subscription of new ordinary shares.
The chief executive of Cheniere Energy plans to cash in on 50,000 shares in the company, according to a recent regulatory filing. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing shows Charif Souki holds around 3.4million shares in the firm.
National Grid Plc, the operator of UK’s electricity and natural gas networks, started a process for the potential sale of a majority stake in its domestic gas distribution business.