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Petronas Posts 3Q Loss. Warns of Tough 4Q

2 hours ago

Malaysian state-owned energy giant Petronas warned on Friday that the remainder of the year would remain tough due to prolonged low oil prices and moderate demand recovery hampered by the coronavirus, as it recorded a third-quarter loss.'Amid…

Total to Charter Two Maersk Offshore Drilling Rigs for Suriname Operations

Nov 24, 2020

French oil major Total has awarded a conditional letter of award to Danish offshore drilling firm Maersk Drilling for the supply of two deepwater rigs, Mærsk Developer and Maersk Valiant, for an exploration and appraisal project in Suriname’s Block 58…

AGR Starts Decom Works on Kinsale Field Offshore Ireland

Nov 17, 2020

Energy services company AGR has started decommissioning operations of Ireland’s first indigenous gas wells in the Kinsale Area in the Celtic Sea, on behalf of PSE Kinsale Energy.To remind, Kinsale Energy, a subsidiary of Petronas, in July said…

Malaysia: Petronas to Pay $303M in Sales Tax to Sabah State

Nov 09, 2020

Malaysian state-owned energy giant Petronas is expected to pay the resource-rich state of Sabah 1.25 billion ringgit ($303 million) in sales tax next year, state media said.Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Jeffrey Kitingan said Prime Minister Muhyiddin…

Petronas Sets Net Zero Emissions Target

Nov 06, 2020

Malaysian oil giant Petronas has announced its plan to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.The company'  President and Group Chief Executive Officer, Tengku Muhammad Taufik said: 'As the world contends with the many challenges brought about by energy transition…

Hibiscus Wraps Infill Drilling Campaign Offshore Malaysia

Nov 02, 2020

Malaysia's Hibiscus Petroleum completed the St Joseph minor sands infill and major sands redevelopment infill drilling campaign in its North Sabah PSC, Malaysia.The offshore drilling campaign involved the drilling and completion of four infill…

Malaysia: Petronas Launches Investigation into Fatal Offshore Incident

Oct 29, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas giant said Thursday it was investigating the cause behind the incident that happened earlier this week when the Dayang Topaz offshore vessel crashed into its platform at the Baram field, off Sarawak.'A thorough assessment of the platform structures is being carried out…

Malaysia: Two Dead After Offshore Vessel Rams into Oil Platform

Oct 27, 2020

Two crew of a Malaysian offshore support vessel died on Tuesday after their ship hit a [platform] operated by state oil firm Petronas off the state of Sarawak on Borneo island.The Dayang Topaz rammed into the Baram B oil platform after its anchor cable broke in bad weather…

PGS, TGS and WesternGeco Score Multi-year Seismic Deal with Petronas

Oct 26, 2020

Malaysian oil company Petronas has awarded a multi-year offshore seismic data acquisition and processing contract to a consortium comprising TGS, PGS, and WesternGeco.The multi-year contract is for the acquisition and processing of up to 105…

Former Petronas Exec to join EnQuest Board

Oct 23, 2020

UK-based, the North Sea and Malaysia focused, oil and gas company EnQuest said Friday it intended to appoint Farina Khan as a Non-Executive Director of the EnQuest Board with effect from November 1, 2020. On joining the Board, Farina Khan will…

Icon Offshore Strikes Deal to Buy Perisai Pacific 101 Jack-Up Rig

Oct 02, 2020

Bursa Malaysia-listed offshore vessel provider Icon Offshore has struck a deal to buy the Perisai Pacific 101 jack-up drilling rig.The 2014-built rig, owned by a subsidiary of  Perisai Petroleum Teknologi Bhd (PPTB), is an asset mortgaged to Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC)…

Repsol Picks Stena Drilling Rig for Mexican Ops

Sep 22, 2020

Spanish oil firm Repsol has awarded a drilling contract to offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling for a drilling campaign in Mexico.Stena Drilling said Monday that it had signed a contract with Repsol after a competitive tender exercise…

Shearwater in Large Towed Streamer 3D Survey Off Suriname

Sep 21, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic services company Shearwater GeoServices said Monday it had been awarded a contract by Malaysia's Petronas for work offshore Suriname.The award is for a large towed streamer 3D seismic survey over Petronas' Block 52, offshore Suriname…

Petronas Pays $700M in Tax to Sarawak State after Dispute Settlement

Sep 18, 2020

Malaysia's state energy firm Petronas on Thursday paid over $700 million in sales tax to the energy-rich state of Sarawak, in a settlement that could open the way to more such payments to state governments.The payment comes just two weeks after…

COLUMN - Crude Oil Industry is Starting to Hear Echoes of Coal's Demise

Sep 17, 2020

If 2020 had been anything close to a normal year, the oil and gas industry would have just wrapped up its annual gathering in Singapore, most likely reassured of its ongoing essential role in humanity's future.But this is far from a normal year…

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