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TGS Secures Funding for Several Multi-Client Projects in Southeast Asia

Aug 14, 2023

TGS, a Norway-based offshore seismic data services provider, has secured funding for a series of multi- client projects in Southeast Asia, which are expected to start in late Q4 2023. The program covers six months of new 2D and 3D seismic data acquisition…

FACTBOX - Indonesia's Long-delayed Major Gas Projects

Aug 11, 2023

A recent ownership shakeup at two major Indonesian gas projects has injected renewed hope in the country's upstream gas sector, as the country hopes to tap into its rich hydrocarbon resources amid global energy transition, but barriers remain…

Indonesia's Gas Ambition Faces Investor Test with Shell, Chevron Exits

Aug 11, 2023

Indonesia hopes the recent exit of global giants Shell and Chevron from two long-delayed natural gas projects will jumpstart their development, as it races to more than double gas production by 2030.The Masela and Indonesia Deepwater Development (IDD) projects…

Harbour Energy Bids Farewell to Vietnam: Big Energy Steps In

Aug 10, 2023

UK-based oil firm Harbour Energy said Thursday it would sell its business in Vietnam to Big Energy Joint Stock Company for a consideration of $84 million.  Harbour Energy's Vietnam business includes a 53.125 percent interest in the Chim Sao and Dua producing fields in Block 12W…

Japan's Inpex Raises Profit Forecast, Seeks to Boost Value

Aug 09, 2023

On Wednesday, Japanese oil and gas explorer Inpex raised its full-year net profit forecast by 7% and announced measures to boost the company's value and shareholder returns, including a dividend increase and share buyback.To address the country's number of undervalued stocks…

Barakah Offshore Subsidiary Wins Shell Mooring Buoy Replacement Gig

Aug 08, 2023

Malaysian offshore services firm Barakah Offshore Petroleum has, via its subsidiary PBJV Group, received the Letter of Award from Brunei Shell Petroleum for the “SPM2 Replacement Project.'PBJV will be responsible for engineering work, supply of materials…

Woodside to Sell 10% Stake in Scarborough Project to LNG Japan

Aug 08, 2023

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside has agreed to sell a 10% stake in the Scarborough joint venture in Australia to LJ Scarborough Pty Ltd (LNG Japan).The Scarborough Joint Venture comprises the Scarborough field and associated offshore and subsea infrastructure…

India's GAIL Close to Finalizing Qatar LNG Purchase Deal

Aug 03, 2023

GAIL (India) Ltd is close to finalizing a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) import deal with Qatar to buy at least 1 million metric tons per year, potentially for more than 20 years, three industry and trade sources said.The deal would be…

Borr Drilling's Backlog Increased by 421 Days with New Jack-up Rig Deals

Aug 01, 2023

Jack-up drilling rig contractor Borr Drilling said Monday it had secured two letters of award ('LOA') for its premium jack-up drilling rigs 'Gerd' and 'Thor.'These awards increase the company's firm backlog by approximately 421 days, excluding optional periods…

Perdana Nautika Wins AHTS Vessel Contract

Jul 28, 2023

Malaysia's Perdana Petroleum's subsidiary, Perdana Nautika, has secured a contract for the provision of an anchor handling, Tug, and Supply (“AHTS”) vessel to RMS Synergy.The contract started on June 13, 2023, and has a 60-day duration. The contract is valued at around RM4…

Keppel Profit Soars on One-off Gain from O&M Unit Sale

Jul 27, 2023

Singapore's Keppel Corp KPLM.SI on Thursday reported a more than seven-fold jump in its first-half profit boosted by a one-off gain from the sale of its offshore and marine (O&M) unit and strong performance from the infrastructure business.Keppel…

Prima Energi Acquires Northwest Natuna PSC

Jul 26, 2023

PT Bumi Pratiwi Hulu Energi (Prima Energi), an Indonesian-based upstream oil company, has acquired full ownership of the Northwest Natuna Production Sharing Contract (PSC) via its purchase of AWE (AAL) NZ, AWE Northwest Natuna and AWE Holdings Singapore…

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard to Design CSOV

Jul 25, 2023

HD Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has started joint development of a commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) with Korea Register of Shipping (KR).The two companies agreed to develop their own design and cooperate with domestic companies to ensure…

Indonesia's Big Gas Projects to Proceed after Global Majors Sell Stakes

Jul 25, 2023

Shell and Chevron's agreements to sell stakes in major Indonesian gas projects to Pertamina, Petronas and Eni ENI.MI will unleash development at the fields, enabling the country to boost its flagging output, the buyers said.Indonesia has seen…

Eni Takes Over Chevron's Stakes in Three Blocks in Indonesia

Jul 25, 2023

Italian oil and gas company Eni  said Tuesday it had acquired Chevron interests and operatorship in the Indonesian Blocks named Ganal PSC (Chevron 62%), Rapak PSC (Chevron 62%) and Makassar Straits PSC (Chevron 72%), in the Kutei Basin, offshore East Kalimantan…

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