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Aker Energy Delays Ghana Offshore Project 'Indefinitely'

Apr 01, 2020

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo in February said he expected Norwegian oil firm Aker Energy to make a final investment decision on the Pecan offshore development 'within a month or two.' The wait is now set to be prolonged 'indefinitely.'Namely, in the space of one month or so, the world has turned on its head with the global coronavirus outbreak, and the overflow of cheap oil from Saudi Arabia, leading to a historic crash in oil prices…

Petronas Cautious over Dividend to Gov't as Energy Prices Tank

Apr 03, 2020

Malaysia's state energy giant Petronas, struggling with weak prices and falling demand, said on Friday its own funding needs and debt obligations would dictate any special dividend to the government amid the coronavirus crisis.The government…

Petronas Charters Alam Maritim AHTS

Apr 02, 2020

Malaysia's offshore vessel provider Alam Maritim has won a new work order from Petronas for the supply of an anchor handling tug supply vessel.While Alam announced the contract award on Thursday, the charter started on February 11, 2020.Alam…

Yinson, Petrobras Sign Firm Contracts for Marlim 2 FPSO

Mar 30, 2020

Malaysian FPSO provider Yinson has signed firm contracts with Petrobras for the delivery and for operation and maintenance of the Marlim 2 FPSO.The two companies had in October 2019 signed letters of intent for the long-term charter and operation…

Oil Price Crash - Where Does Asia Go from Here?

Mar 17, 2020

Energy companies across the Asia Pacific responding to unprecedented challenges on multiple fronts 2020 has hit us like a fist. Coronavirus is already the most severe shock to hit the world economy since the financial crisis over a decade ago…

Petronas Selling Two Offshore Units at Online Marketplace

Mar 11, 2020

AllSurplus, an online auction marketplace owned by Liquidity Services, is currently marketing two offshore production units from Petronas in a private treaty sale.The company said Tuesday that the two assets are 30,000 BFPD Self-Elevating Mobile…

Global Mariner Offshore Sues Yinson, THHE, Floatech

Mar 09, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas services provider Global Mariner Offshore has launched legal action against TH Heavy Engineering, Floatech, Yinson, and several other parties, seeking RM74,800,000 plus interest in damages.Global Mariner is a 20 percent owner of Floatech…

Malaysia: Uzma in Offshore P&A Gig with Shell

Mar 04, 2020

Malaysian energy services firm Uzma has a contract with Shell for plugging and abandonment work offshore Malaysia.Under the letter of award signed with Shell's subsidiaries in Malaysia, Uzma will provide platform wells plug and abandonment campaign…

Nam Cheong Clinches 6 OSV Charters

Mar 03, 2020

Malaysian offshore vessel owner Nam Cheong has secured contracts for six offshore vessels, raising its orderbook to RM318.2 million ($75.6 million).The company said Tuesday it had clinched chartering contracts for six OSVs with foreign oil majors worth RM116…

Bumi Armada to Appeal Ruling in FPSO Case with Woodside

Feb 27, 2020

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Bumi Armada will appeal a recent court decision in which it lost a case against Woodside concerning an FPSO contract termination from 2016.Woodside terminated the contract in 2016 for the FPSO, which was at the time operating at the Balnaves Field…

Petronas Posts Lower Profit, Warns of Market Volatility

Feb 26, 2020

Malaysian state oil firm Petronas said on Wednesday its fourth-quarter profit slumped 71%, hurt by impairment costs and lower prices of major products.Petronas said profit after tax for the October-December period fell to 4.1 billion ringgit ($968…

Tanjung Offshore to Deliver Offshore Platform for Petronas

Feb 21, 2020

Malaysian oil company Petronas Carigali has contracted Tanjung Offshore Services for the delivery of a mobile offshore production unit.Tanjung Offshore Services has won a contract with a consortium Partner VME Process Systems Malaysia. The contract is for the provision of leasing…

Malaysia's Kimanis Crude Exports to Halve in April

Feb 19, 2020

New repair works scheduled by Royal Dutch Shell in its oilfields in Malaysia are likely to halve exports of Kimanis crude cargoes in April and squeeze supplies in Asia, two sources said on Wednesday.Kimanis is Malaysia's largest export grade…

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…

Petronas Carigali Charters Alam AHTS

Feb 18, 2020

Malaysian offshore services provider Alam Maritim has been awarded a vessel contract by Petronas Carigali.Under the contract, announced Tuesday – but awarded in December 2019 – Alam is providing an anchor handling tug and supply vessel for the Malaysian company…

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