Russia’s war in Ukraine has Europe bracing for a tough winter, but the costs are piling up higher in emerging nations as governments struggle to keep energy flowing to citizens hit by surging inflation.
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.
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.
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.
Pakistan is facing an escalation of its power crisis after it failed to agree a deal for natural gas supply next month.
The PTT-operated Nong Fab liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminal in Thailand has started offloading its first LNG from a carrier, contractor Saipem reported on June 24.
Thailand is curbing imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) due to surging prices, potentially putting the country at risk of fuel shortages.
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.
Sonatrach and Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) have produced the first crude from the Hassi Bir Rekaiz licence in Algeria.
Thailand’s state-backed upstream player PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) is facing significant gas supply challenges that pose further downside risks to the Southeast Asian nation’s gas power sector, warned Fitch Solutions.
Thailand’s dependence on imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) continues to expand despite soaring global prices. Significantly, the increasing demand for LNG is being exacerbated by production declines across ageing domestic fields, particularly Erawan.
Canada’s Valeura Energy will buy two operated licences offshore Thailand from Singapore’s KrisEnergy, which was forced into liquidation last year, for a price of $3.1 million. There will also be certain contingent payments of up to a further $7 million related to future development milestones, said Valeura Energy.
Japan’s JERA has signed a memorandum of understanding with Electricity Generating Public Company Limited (EGCO), a major power generation company in Thailand, to cooperate in the energy transition field. The pair are eying opportunities in LNG, hydrogen, and ammonia.
Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) is now the official operator of the G1/61 project, which covers the Erawan, Platong, Satun and Funan fields, as well as the G2/61 project, covering the Bongkot field. PTTEP (BKK:PTTEP) said it is ready to boost natural gas production to increase energy security despite being denied prior access to Erawan due to an unresolved dispute with the former operator.
Japanese companies Inpex and JGC are teaming up with Thai upstream player PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) to explore potential carbon capture and storage (CCS) developments in Thailand. The move follows PTTEP’s recent announcement that it has set a 2050 carbon neutral target.
For price-sensitive liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyers in Asia, now is not the time to build new LNG import terminals, according to the latest study from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) has confirmed it will take over operatorship of the Yadana gas field offshore Myanmar in July as TotalEnergies (LSE:TTE) walks away in a transaction with no commercial value.
Chevron is seeking to sell its share of the Yadana gas field to Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (BKK:PTTEP) as TotalEnergies gives its operated interest away for free in what appears to be a hasty retreat from Myanmar.
PTT, Thailand’s state-controlled energy company, is bidding to take control of Myanmar’s Yadana gas field after TotalEnergies (LSE:TTE) and Chevron (NYSE:CVX) announced they will exit the country to protest against the junta’s continued violence against civilians since the military coup.
PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) (BKK:PTTEP) will be able to access the Chevron-operated Erawan gas field offshore Thailand ahead of a transition in 2022 after the pair signed three agreements designed to smooth the handover process following a bitter dispute.
PTT Exploration & Production (BKK:PTTEP) will expand its investment in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by acquiring a 25% stake in Area C onshore block from Italy’s Eni. The state-backed Thai upstream player said the investment fits with its strategic focus on prolific petroleum areas in the Middle East.
Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) has raised its capital spending plan for upstream oil and gas to $16.5 billion over the next five years. PTTEP (BKK:PTTEP) will also spend an additional $4.4 billion developing its new energy business, which includes hydrogen, wind and solar, through to 2026.
A floating solar farm that’s equivalent to about 70 soccer fields in size has begun generating power in Thailand, reflecting the country’s push to achieve carbon neutral status by 2050.
Japan’s Tokyo Gas (TYO:9531) and Thai state-backed energy company PTT (BKK:PTT) will set up a joint venture to enter the on-site energy business involving liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply in Thailand.