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Velesto Secures 7-well Drilling Deal with Shell in Malaysia

Apr 08, 2021

Oil major Shell has awarded an offshore drilling contract to Malaysian drilling company Velesto, for operations offshore Malaysia.Velesto will, for Shell's subsidiaries Sabah Shell Petroleum (based in Miri, Malaysia) and Sarawk Shell (in Kota Kinabalu…

Chevron, Hokkaido Gas Ink LNG Supply Deal

Apr 07, 2021

U.S. oil and gas major Chevron has signed a deal with Japan's Hokkaido Gas Co., Ltd. for the delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Chevron’s global LNG portfolio to Japan's Hokkaido area.Under the agreement, Chevron will supply Hokkaido…

Shell Books Maersk Drillship for Four Wells Offshore Malaysia

Apr 07, 2021

Offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a contract with Shell Malaysia for drillship Maersk Viking.Under the contract, the 7th generation drillship will drill four development wells at the Gumusut-Kakap field offshore Malaysia. The contract is expected to start in December 2021…

Flare Structure Installed on Energean Power FPSO

Apr 06, 2021

Construction of the Energean Power FPSO, destined for Energean's Karish field off Israel, has recently reached what has been described as a 'major milestone' with the installation of the flare on the FPSO in a Singapore shipyard.Technip Energies…

Masirah Oil Wraps Drilling Campaign Off Oman

Apr 06, 2021

Oil firm Masirah Oil, a subsidiary of Rex International, has said it has completed its program near the Yumna Field, in the Arabian Sea, offshore Oman. The campaign included two development wells and three exploration wells.The first prospect…

Sangomar FPSO Construction Starts in China

Apr 05, 2021

The conversion of a VLCC into an FPSO bound for Woodside's Sangomar project in Senegal has recently kicked off in China, the Australian oil firm said in a recent report.The 323 meters-long very large crude carrier (VLCC) Astipal in February arrived in China…

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…

Indian Oil Corporation Buys Its First Johan Sverdrup Crude Cargo

Apr 05, 2021

State-run refiner Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has made its first purchase of Norway's Johan Sverdrup crude, buying four million barrels via a tender as it speeds up diversification of crude imports, two trade sources told Reuters on Monday…

Petrobras Suspends MODEC from Bidding for FPSO Projects

Apr 05, 2021

Brazilian national oil and gas company Petrobras has suspended Japanese FPSO specialist MODEC from bidding for new floating production storage and offloading vessel projects. A day after the announcement the Japanese firm named a new CEO but…

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…

Malaysia, Brunei Formalize Unitization Deal for Two Offshore Fields

Apr 05, 2021

Malaysia, through its national oil company Petronas, on Monday today formalized a Unitisation Agreement (UA) with the Government of  Brunei Darussalam for the Gumusut-Kakap and Geronggong-Jagus East fields which straddle along the Malaysian-Brunei maritime boundary…

Japan: JERA Opens Office for Akita Offshore Wind Projects

Apr 01, 2021

Japan's JERA has opened an office in the city of Akita as a base for offshore wind projects off the coast of Akita Prefecture, Japan.Favorable wind conditions along the Japan Sea from Hokkaido to Tohoku make it a promising area with many locations suitable for offshore wind power generation…

Low Output from Cambodia's First Offshore Oil Field Hits KrisEnergy's Restructuring Plans

Mar 31, 2021

Production from the Apsara field, Cambodia's first producing offshore oil field, has been below expectations, and will almost certainly not meet the pre-development forecast of peak production of 7,500 bopd, according to KrisEnergy, the operator of the project…

KrisEnergy Finally Completes Vietnam Offshore Block Farm-out

Mar 31, 2021

After several delays, Southeast Asia-focused oil and gas company KrisEnergy has completed the farm-out of its entire 100% working interest in Block 115/09 offshore Vietnam.KrisEnergy had in February 2020 said it had struck a deal with an unnamed…

Ampelmann Clinches Eight New Projects in APAC

Mar 31, 2021

Dutch-based offshore gangway specialist Ampelmann has said it has recently secured five contracts covering eight projects in the Asia Pacific. Five of the eight are in the renewables space.'All contracts were signed in Q1 of 2021 and consist…

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