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OMV Hires Solstad PSV for New Zealand Campaign

Jan 28, 2020

Norwegian offshore shipping company Solstad Offshore has signed a contract with OMV Taranaki Ltd for the provision of a Platform Supply Vessel for the oil company's operations in New Zealand.The platform supply vessel Normand Tortuga will support…

GlobalData: Gas to Dominate 2020 O&G FIDs

Jan 24, 2020

Final Investment Decisions (FIDs) planned across the oil and gas value chain in 2020 are set to focus on natural gas developments, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company.According to the report, the upstream and midstream project…

'Power of Siberia' Pipeline Begins Flow to China

Jan 22, 2020

China has started to consume Russian gas via the newly launched 'Power of Siberia' pipeline, said CNPC-backed Kunlun Energy Ltd, operator of the pipeline in China, on Wednesday.The company receives 250,000-300,000 cubic meters of pipeline gas daily from Russia…

New Contracts for DOF in Australia

Jan 22, 2020

Norwegian offshore support vessel owner DOF Subsea has said it has won several-contract awards in the Asia Pacific region.'DOF Subsea is pleased to announce several contract-awards in the APAC region, securing further vessel and resource utilization in Q1 and the first part of Q2 2020…

CNPC Finds Reserves From Pre-salt Field at Tarim

Jan 21, 2020

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) said it has found oil and gas reserves from a pre-salt area, where the resources are trapped under a layer of salt, for the first time in the country.Daily oil production from the area, located at Tarim oilfield in the northwestern region of Xinjiang…

Caspian Sunrise Buying Offshore Exploration Vessel

Jan 21, 2020

Caspian Sunrise, a Kazakhstan-focused oil and gas explorer, is venturing into offshore oil and gas exploration. The company, which has mostly been focused on onshore activities on Tuesday proposed the acquisition of the  Caspian Explorer drilling vessel…

Asia LNG Spot Prices Drop to Multi-year Low

Jan 21, 2020

Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) spot prices dropped to multi-year lows on Tuesday with at least one cargo being sold into Northeast Asia below the psychological barrier of $4 per million British thermal units (mmBtu).Gas prices are tumbling…

First Gas Flows From SapuraOMV's SK408 Block

Jan 13, 2020

SapuraOMV, an E&P joint venture between Malaysia's Sapura and Austrian OMV, has started the first production from SK408 block, off Malaysia, bringing online the Larak gas field. The SK408 gas fields are part of discoveries made by SapuraOMV Upstream in a drilling campaign in 2014…

Oil Hits $70 a Barrel

Jan 06, 2020

Oil prices rose a further 2% on Monday, pushing Brent above $70 a barrel, as rhetoric from the United States, Iran and Iraq fanned tensions in the Middle East after a U.S. air strike which killed a top Iranian military commander.Brent crude futures soared to a high of $70…

China’s Wind Repowering Market to Boom from 2023

Dec 24, 2019

State-owned enterprises to dominate wind repowering marketChina’s wind repowering market is expected to take off from 2023, finds a new report by Wood Mackenzie. More than 21 gigawatts (GW) (cumulative capacity) of China’s wind turbine fleet…

Dalian Refinery Plans 45-day Overhaul

Dec 23, 2019

PetroChina's subsidiary refinery, Dalian Petrochemical Corp, plans to have a major turnaround in April-May of 2020, four industry sources told Reuters.The maintenance is scheduled to start from late March or early April and will last for around one and a half months…

Malaysia Spot Crude Premiums Hit Multi-year High

Dec 23, 2019

Asia-Pacific refineries are forking out multi-year high premiums for sweet crude produced in the region as alternative supplies from the West have become more expensive with the rise in shipping costs, several trade sources said on Monday.Lower…

Polarcus Wins Seismic Project in APAC

Dec 23, 2019

Polarcus has been awarded an XArray marine seismic acquisition project in the Asia Pacific region, the company announced on Monday.According to Polarcus, the work is slated to commence in the second quarter of 2020 with a duration of approximately four months.

Geoscience Packages Reveal APAC Prospectivity

Dec 12, 2019

French-based geophysical services company CGG reports it has completed JumpStart multi-client geoscience packages for the North West Shelf (NWS) of Australia and the Banda Arc in the Asia-Pacific region, and made both packages available to help…

FTR Continues Year-on-year Growth

Dec 09, 2019

Fulkrum Technical Resources (FTR), global provider of technical personnel specializing in QA/QC, inspection and vendor surveillance services to the energy industry, announced recent contract wins resulting in year-on-year growth of more than 55%…

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