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EXPLAINER: How Can Japan Secure Enough Gas if Sakhalin Supply Is Cut

Jul 08, 2022

Resource-poor Japan is facing a historic energy security risk as tensions with Moscow intensify, heightening the threat of gas supply disruptions at a time when global supply is tight and spot prices are sky-high.Last week, Russia seized full…

After Sakhalin-2 Russia to Take Sakhalin-1 Project Under Its Control

Jul 07, 2022

Pavel Zavalny, the head of the energy committee in Russia's lower house of parliament, said on Thursday that the Sakhalin-1 oil and gas project in the country's far east, will be put under Moscow's jurisdiction, just like neighboring Sakhalin-2…

India Imposes A Windfall Tax On Oil Producers and Export Duties For Oil Products

Jul 01, 2022

India introduced export duties for gasoil, gasoline and jet fuel on Friday to help boost domestic supplies, while also imposing a windfall tax on oil producers that have benefitted from higher global crude oil prices.The new taxes, announced in government orders…

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Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas has withdrawn from Blocks M12, M13, and M14 located in the Yetagun field, offshore Myanmar.'The decision was made following a thorough techno-commercial review in alignment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

Report: Shell in Talks with Chinese Oil Firms to Sell Its Sakhalin-2 Stake

Apr 22, 2022

Energy giant Shell is in talks with some Chinese companies to sell its stake in a major Russian gas project amid sanctions imposed on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine, The Telegraph reported on Thursday.The London-listed company is in joint talks with Chinese state-run oil companies CNOOC Ltd…

Petronas Wins Bid for Oil and Gas Block in Indonesia

Mar 18, 2022

Petronas' subsidiary PC Ketapang II has won the North Ketapang block, located onshore and offshore East Java, Indonesia, during the second round of the Indonesia Petroleum Bid Round 2021.The result was announced by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources…

Brent Crude Soars to $139 a Barrel as U.S., Europe Mull Russian Oil Import Ban

Mar 07, 2022

Oil prices spiked to their highest levels since 2008 on Monday as the United States and European allies weighed a Russian oil import ban and delays in the potential return of Iranian crude to global markets fuelled supply fears.In the first few minutes of trade Brent crude reached $139…

Australia's Victoria State Sets 9GW Offshore Wind Target by 2040

Mar 04, 2022

Australia's Victoria state on Friday set targets of at least 2 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power by 2032, and 9 GW by 2040, setting up ambitious goals to help fill a gap in power supply as coal-fired plants shut down.Australia, heavily dependent on coal-fired power…

Malaysia Brings Fresh Charge Against Aker Solutions' Employee

Feb 18, 2022

Malaysia on Friday filed a fresh charge against a local manager of Norwegian oil services provider Aker Solutions, accusing him of giving false information to the country's corporate regulator, according to the company and a court document.Ahmad…

Malaysia Bid Round 2022: Petronas Offers Exploration Blocks, Discoveries, Late-life assets

Jan 27, 2022

Malaysia's state energy firm Petronas said it was offering 14 offshore exploration blocks, six clusters of discovered resource opportunities (DRO), and one cluster of late-life assets (LLA) in its annual bid exercise launched on Thursday.The…

Petronas Awards Six Offshore Blocks in Malaysia Bid Round 2021

Dec 22, 2021

Malaysia's Petronas has awarded six of the 13 offshore exploration blocks offered in the recently concluded Malaysia Bid Round (MBR) 2021, an event held annually where Petronas offers oil companies exploration blocks, undeveloped discovered resources…

Heavy Blow to UK Fraud Office: Conviction of Ex-Unaoil Executive Quashed

Dec 10, 2021

The conviction of Ziad Akle, a former Unaoil executive jailed last year for bribery, has been quashed and the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) was accused of a 'serious failure' in a damning judgment by London's Court of Appeal.Senior judges refused an SFO request for a retrial for the 46-year-old…

Japan Launches Auction for Happo-Noshiro Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 10, 2021

Japan's industry ministry said on Friday it had launched a public auction to select an operator for the 356 megawatt (MW) offshore wind power project in Happo-Noshiro, off Akita prefecture in northern Japan.The Happo-Noshiro area was selected…

Green Group to Challenge Approval for Woodside's Pluto LNG project

Nov 30, 2021

Woodside Petroleum said on Tuesday an environmental body will challenge the government's decision to approve the expansion of its Pluto LNG train on concerns of environmental harm caused by greenhouse gas emissions.The Conservation Council of…

Australian Parliament Clears Way for Offshore Wind Farms

Nov 26, 2021

Australia's parliament on Thursday passed legislation setting a framework for developing offshore wind farms and transmission lines, in a big boost to several multibillion-dollar proposed projects as the country looks to replace coal-fired power…

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