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Woodside Wins Senegal Case

Feb 14, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Far has lost a case against its compatriot Woodside in which it challenged Woodside's acquisition of ConocoPhillips' stake in the SNE field off Senegal in 2016, claiming pre-emption rights. The field is now known as Sangomar.Woodside in 2016 agreed to acquire all ConocoPhillips' assets offshore Senegal including the SNE oil discovery, for $430 million. However, Far, as Conoco's partner in the Senegal offshore blocks disputed the deal…

Cooper's Sole Offshore Gas Field to Go Online by February End

Feb 18, 2020

Australia's Cooper Energy has said that the production of gas from its Sole gas project is set to begin later in February, with full production aimed for March.The company said Tuesday the Sole Gas Project had passed a critical milestone with…

Pertamina, Petronas Swapping Crude Oil

Feb 18, 2020

Indonesia's state-owned oil and gas company PT Pertamina signed a framework agreement with Malaysia's Petronas to sell and buy crude this year, Pertamina said in a statement on Tuesday.The agreement is a follow up to their plan last year to swap crude…

Petrofac Lands Huge Offshore Deal with ADNOC

Feb 18, 2020

Petrofac Emirates, a subsidiary of the UK oilfield services company Petrofac, has signed two contracts worth $1.65 billion with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) in the United Arab Emirates to deliver offshore platforms and gas processing facilities…

Posco Strikes Gas Offshore Myanmar

Feb 18, 2020

South Korea's Posco International has made a gas discovery at the Mahar well offshore Myanmar.Located in Block A3, the well was drilled using the Maersk Viking drillship in a water depth of 1000 meters.The Korea Herald has reported that the…

ALP to Tow Giant Coral Sul FLNG from S. Korea to Mozambique

Feb 17, 2020

Dutch ocean-towing company ALP will tow Eni's giant FLNG vessel Coral Sul (South) from South Korea to Mozambique, and will also assist with the mooring operations once on location.ALP on Monday said that TechnipFMC and JGC had contracted it…

Rubicon Demands Payment from KrisEnergy

Feb 17, 2020

KrisEnergy, an oil company focused on Southeast Asia, has been served a claim by Rubicon demanding a $2.84 payment in relation to a 2014-charter of the Rubicon Vantage FPSO, deployed at KrisEnergy's Wassana field as an FSO. Rubicon has, according to KrisEnergy…

Woodside Pushes Back Browse FID Again

Feb 14, 2020

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside has delayed the long-expected Final Investment Decision for the massive Browse gas development off W. Australia again. The offshore area comprising the Brecknock, Calliance, and Torosa fields - the Browse resource - sits in the offshore Browse Basin…

KrisEnergy Ditches Vietnam Block to Focus on Cambodia

Feb 14, 2020

Southeast Asia-focused oil company KrisEnergy has agreed to transfer its Block 115/09 offshore Vietnam to an undisclosed international oil company.Debt-laden KrisEnergy said it would transfer its entire 100% working interest in Block 115/09 for nominal cash consideration…

Indonesia: State Firm to Manage Upstream O&G Business

Feb 13, 2020

Indonesia plans to set up or designate a state firm to carry out upstream oil and gas activities, to try to curb red tape and regulations that are blamed for hindering investment in Southeast Asia's biggest economy. The government of President…

CNOOC Brings Bozhong 34-9 Field Online

Feb 12, 2020

China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) has started oil production from its Bozhong 34-9 offshore oil field.The field, sitting in the south of the Bohai Sea in water depth of 18 meters, will at plateau produce 22,500 barrels of oil per day…

Rystad Slashes Oil Demand Forecast on Coronavirus Impact

Feb 11, 2020

Oslo-based energy market intelligence firm Rystad Energy has slashed its global oil demand forecast for 2020 by a quarter, citing the impact of the novel coronavirus.Rystad has pointed to the fact that the coronavirus epidemic in China has triggered…

Cooper Energy Sells More Casino Henry Gas to O-I

Feb 10, 2020

ASX-listed Cooper Energy has signed a new gas supply agreement with O-I, an industrial gas user and Australia’s largest manufacturer of glass container products.The gas is to be supplied from Cooper's equity share of production from its Casino Henry operations offshore Victoria…

Oil Slides Lower on China Demand, OPEC+ Cuts Worries

Feb 10, 2020

Oil prices slipped lower on Monday as traders assessed China's oil demand following the coronavirus outbreak and waited to see if major producers will cut output further to balance markets. Oil is off more than 20% from peaks struck in January…

Energean Braces for Coronavirus Impact on FPSO Delivery

Feb 06, 2020

The Mediterranean-focused oil and gas company Energean might see further delay with the delivery of its FPSO hull from China on the back of the Coronavirus outbreak in the country.Just last week, Energean said that the delivery of the hull of…

Current News

Cooper's Sole Offshore Gas Field to Go Online by February End

Cooper's Sole Offshore Gas Field to Go Online by February End

Where Next for Exploration in Asia Pacific?

Where Next for Exploration in Asia Pacific?

Pertamina, Petronas Swapping Crude Oil

Pertamina, Petronas Swapping Crude Oil

China Cuts Gasoline, Diesel Retail Prices

China Cuts Gasoline, Diesel Retail Prices

Petronas Carigali Charters Alam AHTS

Petronas Carigali Charters Alam AHTS

Petrofac Lands Huge Offshore Deal with ADNOC

Petrofac Lands Huge Offshore Deal with ADNOC

Petronas' 2nd FLNG Sets Sail for Malaysian Offshore Field

Petronas' 2nd FLNG Sets Sail for Malaysian Offshore Field

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