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Derazona Orders Airbus' H160 Helicopter for Oil and Gas Sector in Indonesia

Apr 12, 2021

Derazona Helicopters in Indonesia has ordered an Airbus H160 helicopter to be used to support the country’s oil and gas sector's operations. 'The multi-mission H160 will play an important role in the expansion plans of the Indonesian operator for oil and gas…

Shearwater Wins 3D Seismic Survey Gig Offshore Vietnam

Apr 12, 2021

Marine seismic acquisition company Shearwater GeoServices has won a 3D seismic survey contract in Vietnam.The company said the contract was awarded by 'a major operator,' but it did not say who the client was.The two-and-a-half-month project…

Boskalis Serves MMHE with Arbitration Notice, Seeking $12M for Bokor Project Delays

Apr 09, 2021

Dutch offshore services contractor Boskalis has served the Malaysian offshore construction firm Malaysia Marine Heavy Engineering (MMHE) with an arbitration notice over alleged cost overruns related to the Bokor platform project, in Malaysia…

China: CNOOC Searching for Three Missing After Fire on Offshore Platform Doused

Apr 09, 2021

China’s offshore oil and gas major CNOOC Ltd has put out a fire at a production platform in Bohai Bay and is focusing its efforts on searching for three people who went missing, the firm said on Friday.In a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange…

Velesto Secures 7-well Drilling Deal with Shell in Malaysia

Apr 08, 2021

Oil major Shell has awarded an offshore drilling contract to Malaysian drilling company Velesto, for operations offshore Malaysia.Velesto will, for Shell's subsidiaries Sabah Shell Petroleum (based in Miri, Malaysia) and Sarawk Shell (in Kota Kinabalu…

Chevron, Hokkaido Gas Ink LNG Supply Deal

Apr 07, 2021

U.S. oil and gas major Chevron has signed a deal with Japan's Hokkaido Gas Co., Ltd. for the delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Chevron’s global LNG portfolio to Japan's Hokkaido area.Under the agreement, Chevron will supply Hokkaido…

Shell Books Maersk Drillship for Four Wells Offshore Malaysia

Apr 07, 2021

Offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a contract with Shell Malaysia for drillship Maersk Viking.Under the contract, the 7th generation drillship will drill four development wells at the Gumusut-Kakap field offshore Malaysia. The contract is expected to start in December 2021…

Masirah Oil Wraps Drilling Campaign Off Oman

Apr 06, 2021

Oil firm Masirah Oil, a subsidiary of Rex International, has said it has completed its program near the Yumna Field, in the Arabian Sea, offshore Oman. The campaign included two development wells and three exploration wells.The first prospect…

Sangomar FPSO Construction Starts in China

Apr 05, 2021

The conversion of a VLCC into an FPSO bound for Woodside's Sangomar project in Senegal has recently kicked off in China, the Australian oil firm said in a recent report.The 323 meters-long very large crude carrier (VLCC) Astipal in February arrived in China…

Total Won't Stop Gas Production in Myanmar. Says Abandoning Offshore Field Would Hurt Workers, Cities

Apr 05, 2021

French oil and gas group Total said it would not stop producing gas on its Yadana fields in Myanmar as long as operations remained safe, in part to protect employees there who might otherwise risk repercussions from the military junta.Total…

Indian Oil Corporation Buys Its First Johan Sverdrup Crude Cargo

Apr 05, 2021

State-run refiner Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has made its first purchase of Norway's Johan Sverdrup crude, buying four million barrels via a tender as it speeds up diversification of crude imports, two trade sources told Reuters on Monday…

U.S. LNG Export Bonanza Reshapes Energy Map in Asia

Apr 05, 2021

U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China, Japan, and South Korea, the biggest importers of the fuel, have surged to record highs in recent months as the heavily industrialized region recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, Eikon trade data shows…

Petronas Declares Force Majeure on Offshore Field in Myanmar

Apr 05, 2021

Malaysia's state energy firm Petronas said on Friday that its Myanmar unit had declared force majeure on its Yetagun field on Thursday due to depletion of gas production.The decision came after challenges that resulted in the production rate…

Malaysia, Brunei Formalize Unitization Deal for Two Offshore Fields

Apr 05, 2021

Malaysia, through its national oil company Petronas, on Monday today formalized a Unitisation Agreement (UA) with the Government of  Brunei Darussalam for the Gumusut-Kakap and Geronggong-Jagus East fields which straddle along the Malaysian-Brunei maritime boundary…

Japan: JERA Opens Office for Akita Offshore Wind Projects

Apr 01, 2021

Japan's JERA has opened an office in the city of Akita as a base for offshore wind projects off the coast of Akita Prefecture, Japan.Favorable wind conditions along the Japan Sea from Hokkaido to Tohoku make it a promising area with many locations suitable for offshore wind power generation…

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