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The Philippines: Shell Sells Stake in Malampaya Offshore Field

Nov 01, 2022

Shell has completed the sale of its stake in the Malampaya offshore gas field in the Philippines to Malampaya Energy XP Pte Ltd  (MEXP), a subsidiary of Prime Infrastructure Capital Inc (Prime Infra).  Shell Petroleum signed an agreement to sell interest in Malampaya, Philippines, in May 2021.The sale transfers control of Shell Philippines Exploration (SPEX) to Prime Infra effective November  1, 2022…

Philippines Must Find Way to Exploit South China Sea Resources, says President Marcos

Dec 02, 2022

The Philippines must find a way to explore for oil and gas in the South China Sea even without a deal with China, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr said on Thursday, emphasizing his country's right to exploit energy reserves in the contested waterway…

Philippines Open to New Oil Exploration Talks with China

Aug 31, 2022

The Philippines is open to new talks with China on oil and gas exploration, the Southeast Asian country's foreign minister said on Wednesday.A deal with China or any other country on joint oil and gas exploration, however, should comply with Philippine laws…

Twelve Bodies Recovered From Waters Off Hong Kong After Typhoon Chaba Sinks Ship

Jul 04, 2022

Chinese search and rescue officials pulled 12 bodies on Monday from waters southwest of Hong Kong after an engineering vessel snapped in two as tropical storm Chaba passed through, state television said.Maritime authorities of the southern province…

Empyrean Energy 'Extremely Disappointed' as No Oil Found at 'World-class' Jade Offshore Prospect in China

Apr 27, 2022

Oil and gas company Empyrean Energy said Wednesday that its Jade offshore well in China, for which the company had high hopes, had reached total depth without encountering hydrocarbons.After years of preparations, the company started drilling…

Offshore Oilfield Cluster Bohai Becomes China's Largest Oil Producer

Jan 11, 2022

China's offshore oilfield cluster Bohai, run by state-run CNOOC Ltd, has become the country's largest crude oil producer with output hitting 30.132 million tonnes (602,640 barrels per day) in 2021, state news agency Xinhua reported.Bohai field…

China Told Indonesia to Stop Drilling for Oil and Gas in Disputed South China Sea Area

Dec 02, 2021

China told Indonesia to stop drilling for oil and natural gas in maritime territory that both countries regard as their own during a months-long standoff in the South China Sea earlier this year, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters…

China: CNOOC Starts Oil Production from Lufeng Offshore Development

Nov 23, 2021

Chinese national oil company CNOOC has started producing oil from Lufeng offshore oil fields in the eastern section of the South China Sea.The oil fields include Lufeng 14-4 oil field, Lufeng 14-8 oil field, Lufeng 15-1 oil field, and Lufeng 22-1 oil field…

CNOOC: Production Starts from Bozhong 19-6 Offshore Field

Oct 22, 2020

China's CNOOC has started production from its Bozhong 19-6 condensate gas field pilot area development project in the Bohai Bay, offshore China.That Bozhong 19-6 condensate gas field pilot area development is located in the central Bohai with an average water depth of approximately 23 meters…

PXP Energy, CNOOC in Talks on S. China Sea Work after Exploration Moratorium Lifted

Oct 19, 2020

The Philippines' PXP Energy Corp said it was in ongoing negotiations with China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) relating to a memorandum of understanding between Manila and Beijing on joint oil and gas development in the South China Sea.In a market disclosure…

China, Philippines Eyeing Joint Offshore Oil Projects

Oct 16, 2020

The Philippines energy secretary said on Friday the government's decision to lift a six-year-old moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea was a unilateral move, as China said it hoped the nations could work together on projects…

Husky Energy Completes Liuhua 29-1 Gas Project Offshore China

Sep 30, 2020

Commissioning has been completed at the third field at the Liwan gas project offshore China, Canadian oil company Husky Energy has said.'As a result of strong cooperation between Husky and its long-time partner CNOOC, the seven-well Liuhua 29-1 project was completed safely…

Aker Solutions Delivers Subsea Structures for CNOOC's Lingshui 17-2 Field

Sep 30, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction firm Aker Solutions has completed the construction of subsea structures for China-based CNOOC's Lingshui 17-2 project in the South China Sea.The structures were built and tested at the China Offshore…

CNOOC Starts Oil Production from Liaodong Bay Field

Sep 28, 2020

Chinese oil company CNOOC said Monday that the Jinzhou 25-1 oilfield 6/11 area in Liaodong Bay, China, had started production.Jinzhou 25-1 oilfield 6/11 area is located in central Liaodong Bay in Bohai with average water depth of 22.5 meters…

CNOOC Brings Online South China Sea Oil Project

Sep 21, 2020

Chinese national oil company CNOOC has produced the first oil from the Liuhua 16-2 oilfield / 20-2 oilfield joint development project.Liuhua 16-2 oilfield / 20-2 oilfield joint development project is located in the eastern South China Sea. The…

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