Russian state oil and gas producer Zarubezhneft aims to create a new gas cluster with assets in Vietnam and Indonesia following recent deals involving Premier Oil and Rosneft.
Japanese trading conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation will develop a massive onshore wind farm in Laos that will supply electricity to power-hungry Vietnam.
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.
Singapore-based energy developer Enterprize Energy is progressing its proposed 3.4 GW Thang Long wind project offshore Vietnam after hiring geo-data specialist Fugro to install floating LiDAR survey technology at the site to assess resource over its acreage.
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.
Norway-based Stena Power & LNG Solutions will provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for Delta Energy Offshore’s proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in southern Vietnam
There are increasing signals that the long-stalled multi-billion dollar Block B gas project offshore Vietnam could finally start making progress again this year.
The offshore wind market in Asia is expected to experience massive expansion over the next five to 10 years, particularly in the more advanced economies of Taiwan, Japan and South Korea, as governments face increasing pressure to focus on climate change and hit their net-zero emissions targets.
Offshore wind projects final investment decisions (FIDs), outwith mainland China, are expected to grow by more than half in the next 18 months.
Vietnam will need more than $128 billion of investment to achieve bullish targets in its latest power development plan that seeks to expand gas and renewable generation capacity over the next decade.
Japan is targeting Vietnam for what will be its first oil-sharing deal with a Southeast Asian nation as Tokyo attempts to ensure an uninterrupted supply of petroleum from overseas supply chains in the event of a disruption.
UK-listed Pharos Energy is excited about its upcoming Vietnam activities with a 3D seismic shoot lined up over a high-potential exploration permit and a six-well production drilling programme set to start at its Te Giac Trang offshore oilfield.
Italy’s Eni has expanded its acreage position around a major gas discovery offshore Vietnam after acquiring a 100% interest in Block 115/09 from struggling Singapore company KrisEnergy.
Southeast Asia-focused upstream player KrisEnergy has finally completed the farm-out of its entire interest in Block 115/09 offshore Vietnam.
Southeast Asia-focused upstream player KrisEnergy has yet again delayed the completion date of the proposed farm-out of its entire interest in Block 115/09 offshore Vietnam.
Italy’s Eni has started drilling a key shallow-water exploration well a short distance from its large Ken Bau discovery offshore Vietnam.
Law firm Allens has strengthened its market position in Vietnam with the appointment of Giles Cooper as a partner in the company's Hanoi office.
TNB Renewables, a subsidiary of Malaysian national electricity provider Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), will buy a 39% share in five solar rooftop projects from Singapore’s Sunseap Group in Vietnam.
Asia Pacific-focused Jadestone Energy is preparing to re-issue a tender for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for its planned gas development at Nam Du and U Minh off Vietnam.
Demand for LNG will continue rising, Shell expects, leading the company to warn of a supply shortage by the mid-decade.
Australia, Japan and Vietnam are leading the shift to renewable energy in Asia Pacific, according to the latest research from IHS Markit. Significantly, coal and gas power plants are also being built at a brisk pace as part of the energy mix across the region.
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.
Beijing is expected to keep harassing oil and gas operations in disputed areas of the South China Sea this year, particularly offshore Malaysia.
Pharos Energy intends to farm out its Egyptian assets, with the company hiring Jefferies to handle the process.