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Asia Eyes Australia Blueprint as $100B Oil and Gas Decommissioning Bill Looms

Sep 08, 2021

Australia has passed legislation that could set a precedent for who pays to clean up the fossil fuel industry in Asia, making former owners of oil and gas fields responsible for the costs of dismantling facilities if later owners fail.The new law provides a blueprint for governments tussling with the oil and gas industry over the removal of hundreds of obsolete energy facilities, particularly as the world moves to a lower-carbon economy…


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…

Borr Drilling Secures More Work for Jack-up Rig in Malaysia

Aug 11, 2021

Oslo-listed drilling firm Borr Drilling has secured a Letter of Award for its jack-up drilling rig 'Gunnlod' from an undisclosed operator in Malaysia. The drilling campaign is expected to start in the fourth quarter of 2021 in direct continuation…

Thailand: PTTEP, Chevron Yet to Reach Deal on Erawan Offshore Gas Field

Aug 10, 2021

Thai oil and gas company PTT Exploration and Production Pcl (PTTEP) said last Thursday it had not yet been able to reach an agreement with Chevron about accessing the Erawan gas field in the Gulf of Thailand before it takes over the concession from the U…

Sapura Energy Nets $284M in Offshore Contracts

Jul 23, 2021

Malaysia's offshore services firm Sapura Energy has won new contracts worth RM1.2 billion (around $284 million) in its Engineering and Construction (E&C), Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Drilling divisions.In Engineering & Construction…

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…

PTTEP Makes Another Gas Discovery Offshore Malaysia

May 19, 2021

Thai oil company PTTEP has made another gas discovery offshore Malaysia, this time at the exploration well, Kulintang-1, its first drilled in the Block SK438, located around 230 kilometers off the coast of Miri, Sarawak.The company has been…

Petronas Declares Force Majeure on Offshore Field in Myanmar

Apr 05, 2021

Malaysia's state energy firm Petronas said on Friday that its Myanmar unit had declared force majeure on its Yetagun field on Thursday due to depletion of gas production.The decision came after challenges that resulted in the production rate…

PTTEP Discovers Oil and Gas at Sirung-1 Well, Offshore Malaysia

Mar 30, 2021

Thai oil and gas company PTTEP has made an oil and gas discovery from the first exploration well, Sirung-1, in Block SK405B, off the coast of Sarawak, offshore Malaysia.Phongsthorn Thavisin, PTTEP Chief Executive Officer, disclosed that PTTEP…

Borr Drilling Wins New Rig Contracts, Extensions Worth $48M

Mar 24, 2021

Shallow water drilling rig contractor Borr Drilling said Wednesday it had entered into agreements potentially adding a total of $48 million over approximately 590 days to its rig contract backlog.For the jack-up rig 'Natt' Borr Drilling has…

PTTEP Finds More Gas Offshore Malaysia

Feb 24, 2021

Thai oil and gas company PTTEP has made a gas discovery at the Dokong-1 wildcat exploration well in Block SK417, located in the shallow waters of Baram Province, offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.PTTEP is the operator of the block with an 80 percent stake…

Sapura Energy Nets E&C and Drilling Deals Worth $457M

Feb 10, 2021

Sapura Energy, a Malaysian integrated oil and gas services and solutions provider, said Wednesday its Engineering and Construction (E&C) and Drilling divisions have recently secured contracts with a combined value of about RM1.85 billion (around USD 457 million)…

PTTEP, Petronas Make Significant Gas Find Offshore Sarawak, Malaysia

Feb 10, 2021

Malaysian oil firm Petronas and Thailand's PTTEP on Wednesday announced they'd made a large gas discovery at the Lang Lebah-2 well, offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.The well is located in Block SK410B, in the Central Luconia Province, about 80 kilometers off the coast of Sarawak…

PTTEP Taps Petrofac for P&A Project Off Australia

Feb 09, 2021

Oilfield services company Petrofac said Tuesday it has secured a Well Project Management contract in Australia with the Thai oil firm PTTEP.Petrofac will provide all project manpower to enable the execution of plug and abandonment operations…

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