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Cambodia Seeks Return of Ship Carrying Country's First Oil Output

Aug 26, 2021

The Cambodian government is seeking the return of an oil tanker and its crew who have been detained in Indonesia, alleging that the ship had loaded oil illegally from an offshore oil field, a government official said on Thursday.The Bahamas…

Indonesia's First-quarter Oil, Gas Liftings Miss Targets

Apr 26, 2021

Indonesia's first-quarter crude oil and natural gas liftings missed their targets because of technical issues at wells and postponements at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, data from upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas showed on Monday…

Pertamina Awards More Work for JDC Jack-up Rig Hakuryu-14

Nov 05, 2020

Indonesian oil and gas company PT Pertamina Hulu Mahakam has awarded a 1.5-year contract to Japan Drilling Co. (JDC) for the use of the jack-up drilling rig 'HAKURYU-14'.PT Pertamina Hulu Mahakam will use the rig on the Mahakam Block, offshore IndonesiaApart from the firm 1…

DOF Subsea Nets 2-year Extension for Skandi Africa Vessel

Nov 03, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea has won a 2-year contract extension for its Skandi Africa subsea construction vessel.Skandi Africa is a subsea vessel designed for harsh environment and deepwater subsea construction and flexlay operations…

Eni to Take Over Indonesian Deepwater Development?

Sep 30, 2020

Italy's Eni is expected to take over the Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) project as operator Chevron sells its interest in the gas venture, the chairman of the country's upstream oil and gas regulator said on Wednesday.Chevron confirmed…

Indonesian Regulators Approve Paus Biru Gas Field Plan

Aug 26, 2020

Indonesian oil and gas regulators have approved the plan of development of the Paus Biru offshore gas field in the East Java Basin.The field is located in the Medco-operated Sampang offshore block, in the Madura Strait,  off Madura Island, Indonesia…

Indonesia's Price Cap Obstructing Gas Projects

Aug 06, 2020

Indonesia's natural gas price cap is affecting the development of gas projects as contractors are being disincentivized, an official at oil and gas regulator SKK Migas said on Thursday.The energy ministry in April lowered the price of natural…

Indonesia to Offer More Flexibility to Oil and Gas Explorers

Aug 03, 2020

Indonesia announced over the weekend that it had made revisions to a 2017 law that will give oil and gas investors more flexibility when choosing their contract options for exploration.The revisions, which came into effect on July 16, allow…

COVID-19 Hits Indonesia's 1H 2020 Oil and Gas Liftings

Jul 17, 2020

Indonesia's oil and gas lifting in the first half of this year was lower than targeted as the coronavirus pandemic continued to dampen demand, the chairman of regulator SKK Migas said Friday.Oil lifting in January to June stood at 713,300 barrels per day (bpd) while gas lifting stood at 5…

Indonesia Sees 2021 O&G Revenue at $18.7-$22.31B

Jun 18, 2020

Indonesia expects gross revenue from oil and gas to fall to between $18.7 billion to $22.31 billion next year, the chairman of upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas told parliament on Thursday.Oil prices of $40, $45 or $50 per barrel would produce gross revenue of $18…

Indonesia Targets IPOs of Pertamina Sub-holdings

Jun 12, 2020

Indonesia's State-Owned Enterprise Minister Erick Thohir said on Friday he aimed to group units of state oil and gas company PT Pertamina into 'sub-holdings' and launch initial public offerings within two years.Thohir is trying to revamp hundreds of Indonesian state companies to boost profitability…

Conrad: Mako Discovery One of 'Largest Ever' in West Natuna Basin

May 26, 2020

Conrad Petroleum, the operator of the Duyung offshore block in Indonesia containing the Mako gas field, has said that an independent resource audit has shown that  Mako is one of the largest gas fields ever discovered in West Natuna Basin.Following the drilling campaign completed in late 2019…

Indonesia OKs Coro's Duyung PSC Farm-In

May 22, 2020

Southeast Asian focused upstream oil and gas company Coro Energy has received all the necessary approvals by the Indonesian Government and has completed the acquisition of an interest in the Duyung offshore block, containing the Mako gas field…

Eni Suspends SSV Catarina Offshore Drilling Rig

May 15, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni has suspended works carried out by the SSV Catarina semi-submersible drilling rig offshore Indonesia.This was revealed by Singapore-based KS Energy, which last year won the contract with Eni, as part of a joint venture with Universal Energy Resources…

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