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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…

Bahrain's Oil and Gas Authority to Transition to 'Energy Company'

Nov 16, 2021

Bahrain's National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) will transition into an energy company that will look at energy resources outside of fossil fuels, an official said on Tuesday.Bahrain's king issued a royal decree in September abolishing the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA)…

Malaysia: Serba Dinamik Sues EY. Seeks to Block Release of Findings

Nov 10, 2021

Oil services firm Serba Dinamik Holdings said on Wednesday that it filed a lawsuit against EY Consulting, seeking to restrain the audit firm from releasing any findings or report on the group.In a stock exchange filing, Serba said it filed an…

Lebanon Can't Dictate Terms in Sea Border Talks, Israel's Energy Minister Says

Oct 05, 2021

Israel is ready to renew efforts to solve its dispute with Lebanon over the delineation of their territorial waters in the Mediterranean, but it will not accept that Beirut dictates the terms of the negotiation, its energy minister said on Tuesday…

Bahrain King Abolishes National Oil and Gas Authority

Sep 28, 2021

Bahrain's king issued a royal decree on Monday abolishing the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA), with all its functions to be undertaken by the oil ministry, the state-run Bahrain News Agency said.'All the financial appropriations allocated…

Delta Offshore Energy's Vietnam Project Gets Environmental Approval

Sep 08, 2021

Delta Offshore Energy said Tuesday it had secured the environmental approval for the LNG to Power Project, the 3.2 GW power plant, and LNG Terminal in Bac Lieu, Vietnam.'Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an extremely important key regulatory…

Kumul Petroleum Awarded Pandora License Offshore PNG

Sep 03, 2021

The Government of Papua New Guinea has granted the right s to the Pandora offshore license to Kumul Petroleum, the company's fourth license in the country, with the first three awarded in April.The Minister for Petroleum, Kerenga Kua said the…

Jailed Ex-Unaoil Exec Ordered to Pay Up Over Iraq Bribery Plot

Jun 18, 2021

A former senior executive of Monaco-based oil and gas consultancy, who was sentenced to jail over a bribery plot in post-occupation Iraq, has been ordered to pay 402,466 pounds ($560,000) by a London judge.The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), which prosecuted the case…

Australia Opens Bidding for Offshore Exploration Acreage

Jun 15, 2021

Australia has this week opened bidding for the 2021 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release, offering areas with around 80,000 square kilometers of new acreage available for exploration in Commonwealth waters.Minister for Resources, Water…

Aker Solutions Manager Charged in Malaysia over False Documents

Jun 11, 2021

A Malaysian manager of Norway's largest oil services provider Aker Solutions was charged on Friday over allegations he submitted false documents in dealings with state-owned energy firm Petronas , according to a court charge-sheet.Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman…

Aker Solutions Manager Questioned in Malaysia. 'Charges expected'

Jun 10, 2021

Norwegian oil services firm Aker Solutions said on Thursday one of its managers was being questioned by Malaysian authorities and three sources familiar with the case said they expected charges to be brought on Friday.Malaysia's Anti-Corruption…

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