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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.According to data by VesselsValue, which has yet to take into account the suspension, the ultra-deepwater rig, owned by Brazil's PetroServ…

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…

Indonesia: Oil and Gas Sector Seeks Travel Ban Exemption

Apr 24, 2020

Indonesia's upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas will ask the Transport Ministry to exempt the sector from its ban on air and sea travel to reduce disruptions to drilling operations, an official at the regulator said on Friday.To curb the…

Indonesia Cuts 2020 Oil, Gas Production Outlook

Apr 17, 2020

Indonesia's upstream oil and gas regulator SKK Migas has cut its full-year production outlook for the country, its chairman Dwi Soetjipto told reporters on Thursday, after reporting a drop in oil and gas output in the first quarter.The coronavirus…

Pertamina Buys NWS Condensate at 'Deep Discount'

Apr 08, 2020

Indonesia's state oil and gas company PT Pertamina has bought a cargo of Australian North West Shelf (NWS) condensate at a deep discount of $8 a barrel to dated Brent on a cost-and-freight (CFR) basis, three trade sources told Reuters on Wednesday…

KrisEnergy Sells Indonesia Block to BP

Apr 08, 2020

Southeast Asia-focused oil and gas companyKrisEnergy Ltd. an upstream oil and gas company, has sold its 30.0% interest in the Andaman II block offshore Indonesia to BP.KrisEnergy said that the previously proposed disposal of the block in the Malacca Strait was completed on Wednesday…

Pertamina Q1 Oil Output Slightly Below Target

Apr 06, 2020

Indonesia's state oil and gas company PT Pertamina produced 421,000 barrels of crude oil per day and 2,887 million cubic feet of gas per day (mmscfd) in the first quarter of 2020, it said in a statement on Monday.'Amid work and personnel adjustment due to the COVID-19 pandemic…

KS Drilling Slapped with $24M Claim, Contract Termination after Rig Incident

Mar 27, 2020

Singapore-based drilling contractor KS Drilling has seen its offshore rig contract cancelled, and has been slapped by a $23,5 million claim after its drilling rig in February was involved in an incident offshore Indonesia.The Java Star jack…

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