Yadana News

TotalEnergies 'Definitely' Withdraws from Myanmar

Jul 20, 2022

French oil major TotalEnergies on Wednesday confirmed its definite withdrawal from Myanmar and repeated its condemnation of the abuses and human rights violations in the country.To remind, Total said earlier this year it would officially exit Myanmar oil and gas business in July…

Petronas Exits Myanmar's Yetagun Field

Apr 29, 2022

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has withdrawn from Blocks M12, M13, and M14 located in the Yetagun field, offshore Myanmar.'The decision was made following a thorough techno-commercial review in alignment with Petronas' asset rationalization…

TotalEnergies Confirms It Will Exit Myanmar, Cede Yadana Offshore Field Stake to PTTEP for Free in July

Mar 16, 2022

French oil major TotalEnergies on Wednesday confirmed it would officially exit Myanmar oil and gas business in July, after the company first announced its plans to leave the country over worsening humanitarian conditions after last year's military coup…

Thai PTTEP to Take Over Myanmar Offshore Gas Field Ops After TotalEnergies' Exit

Mar 15, 2022

Thai oil and gas giant PTT Exploration and Production Pcl said on Monday it would take over operations of the Yadana gas field in Myanmar from July following the exit of France's TotalEnergies.Oil majors Chevron and TotalEnergies in January…

Thai PTTEP Set to Take Over Myanmar's Biggest Offshore Gas Field as Oil Majors Exit

Jan 26, 2022

Thailand's state oil and gas explorer looks set to take over Myanmar's biggest gas field, as TotalEnergies and Chevron Corp exit in the wake of last year's coup in the Southeast Asian state, analysts say.A move by PTT Exploration and Production Pcl (PTTEP) to become operator of Yadana field…

Oil Majors TotalEnergies and Chevron Exit Myanmar Citing Worsening Humanitarian Situation

Jan 21, 2022

Oil majors TotalEnergies and Chevron Corp, partners in a major gas project in Myanmar, said on Friday they were withdrawing from the country, citing the worsening humanitarian situation following last year's coup.Shell, in its first public acknowledgment of the move…

TotalEnergies Says It Did All It Could to Limit Gas Field Revenues Reaching Junta in Myanmar

May 28, 2021

Energy giant TotalEnergies said on Friday it had gone as far as it could for now to limit the revenues going to the military junta in Myanmar while staying within a legal framework and assuring power supplies.Total and U.S. energy company Chevron…

Total, Chevron Stop Payments to Myanmar Junta from Offshore Gas Project

May 27, 2021

French oil and gas group Total and U.S. energy company Chevron have suspended some payments from a gas joint venture that would have reached Myanmar's junta, earning praise from pro-democracy activists for taking an important first step.International…

Chevron Lobbies U.S. Officials to Protect its Energy Interests in Myanmar, as Sanctions Pressure Rises

Apr 22, 2021

U.S. oil giant Chevron Corp lobbied lawmakers and government officials to protect its energy interests in Myanmar during the first quarter, as the administration of President Joe Biden comes under pressure to impose sanctions against the south Asian country’s military junta…

Total Won't Stop Gas Production in Myanmar. Says Abandoning Offshore Field Would Hurt Workers, Cities

Apr 05, 2021

French oil and gas group Total said it would not stop producing gas on its Yadana fields in Myanmar as long as operations remained safe, in part to protect employees there who might otherwise risk repercussions from the military junta.Total…

Myanmar Coup: Right Groups Call on Oil Firm Total to Suspend Payments on Operations

Mar 16, 2021

Total faced calls from rights groups on Tuesday to suspend payments on operations in Myanmar following a coup, after the oil group said it was worried about the situation while also highlighting the importance of its business there.The French company…

Total starts production from Myanmar field

May 02, 2017

Total has started production from the offshore Badamyar project, 220km south of Yangon, Myanmar. The project will enable an extension of the Yadana gas field’s 8 Bcm per year production plateau beyond 2020. The Badamyar project involved installing a new wellhead platform…

Woodside prepares for 2017 Myanmar drilling campaign

Aug 19, 2016

Woodside Petroleum is preparing for its Myanmar drilling campaign as soon as next year, after identifying 2.4 Tcf of gas in the area earlier this year. Coleman. Image from Woodside. “Our…

Woodside mulls Myanmar gas development options, plans further drilling

May 20, 2016

Woodside is considering development options on its two discoveries offshore Myanmar, as well as a 4-7 well drilling campaign next year, the firm said this morning.  The plans, potentially involving tie-backs or even a standalone development…

Tap oil to tap offshore Myanmar

Aug 27, 2015

Australian oil and gas explorer Tap Oil announced its entry into Myanmar to explore reserves in the shallow water areas in the Moattama basin. Tap, along with its joint venture partners, will explore the 13,000sq km Block M-7 located 160km east of the 6…

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