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Indonesia: SKK Migas Approves Plans for Ubadari Gas Field and Vorwata CCUS Project

Aug 31, 2021

Indonesian oil and gas regulator SKK Migas has approved the Plan of Development (POD) for the Ubadari gas field and Vorwata Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) project, as the next stage of development at the Tangguh LNG project in Papua Barat…

CNOOC Launches China's First Offshore Carbon Capture & Storage Project

Aug 30, 2021

China's top offshore oil and gas producer, CNOOC, has launched the country's first offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in South China Sea, which is expected to store more than 1.46 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.As one of the…

Rex Gets Hold of Two Small Oil Fields Offshore Malaysia

Aug 30, 2021

Oil and gas companies Rex International and Duta Marine have been awarded rights to operate the Rhu-Ara and Diwangsa clusters offshore Malaysia.  Petronas signed the two Small Field Asset (SFA) Production Sharing Contracts with the two companies…

Malaysia: Shell to Develop Timi Field with Solar, Wind-powered Platform

Aug 30, 2021

Shell's Malaysian subsidiary Sarawak Shell Berhad has made a final investment decision (FID) on the Timi gas development, offshore Sarawak, in Malaysia. The Timi development will feature Shell Sarawak Berhad's first wellhead platform in Malaysia…

Petronas Swings to 2Q Profit. CEO Says Oil Market Recovery 'Fragile'

Aug 27, 2021

Malaysian state energy giant Petronas announced a flip to a second-quarter profit on Friday on the back of a recovery in prices and demand, but said it will be a 'long, drawn out process' before the industry returns to pre-pandemic levels.Petronas…

Cambodia's Oil Export Ambitions Sink with "Stolen" Tanker Standoff

Aug 27, 2021

When Cambodian officials commemorated the start of the country's first oil project in June by preserving the first drops of production at a high-profile ceremony, they heralded the country's emergence as a budding oil exporter at the heart of Asia…

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…

CNOOC Brings Another Bohai Sea Field Online

Aug 26, 2021

Chinese national offshore oil and gas company CNOOC has started production from its Bozhong 26-3 oil field expansion project in the south of Bohai Sea, The field is located in an area with an average water depth of around 21 meters. 'In addition to fully utilizing the existing processing facilities…

Sapura Energy Bags FEED for Santos' Dorado Offshore Platform

Aug 26, 2021

Malaysia's Sapura Energy has won the FEED contract for the design, construction, and installation of the Wellhead Platform (WHP) for Dorado offshore development in Western Australia.The WHP will be an unmanned installation, located in 90 meters water over the Dorado oil and gas field…

CNOOC's Luda 6-2 Offshore Oil Field Starts Production

Aug 23, 2021

China's state-run offshore oil and gas explorer and producer CNOOC said Monday it had started production from its Luda 6-2 oil field ahead of schedule.Luda 6-2 oilfield is located in Liaodong Bay of Bohai Sea, with an average water depth of about 30 meters…

Kansai Electric, RWE Studying Floating Wind Project in Japan

Aug 23, 2021

Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Co Inc and German utility RWE have agreed to jointly study the feasibility of a large-scale floating wind project off the Japanese coast, the companies said on Monday.Japan's offshore power market is expected…


Aug 23, 2021

Thai oil company PTTEP has appointed its President Montri Rawanchaikul as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director.He will replace Phongsthorn Thavisin who will end his roles with PTTEP on September 30, 2021. The appointment of the new CEO and Director will be effective from October 1…

CNOOC to Increase Renewables Spend

Aug 19, 2021

China's top offshore oil and gas driller CNOOC Ltd said it would channel up to 10% of annual spending to green energy by 2025, and announced interim net profit more than tripled from last year as oil prices rebounded.That doubles a previous…

CNOOC Sees 1H Profit Soar

Aug 19, 2021

China's top offshore oil and gas driller CNOOC Ltd said on Thursday its first-half net profit more than tripled from a low base last year, supported by rebounding oil prices and recovering energy demand after the pandemic.CNOOC Ltd, a listed branch of China National Offshore Oil Corp…

Sakhalin Energy: Maintenance Continues at LNG Train 2

Aug 18, 2021

Russian liquefied natural gas producer (LNG) Sakhalin Energy said on Wednesday post-shutdown commissioning was continuing at the second LNG train at its Prigorodnoye production complex.Comprehensive maintenance work, which began on July 9, had been initially due to last around 37 days…

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