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PTTEP Becomes Official Operator of Erawan, Bongkot Offshore Fields

Apr 25, 2022

Thai oil and gas company PTTEP has become the official operator of the G1/61 offshore block, containing the Erawan, Platong, Satun, and Funan fields, as well as the G2/61 project, containing the Bongkot field, offshore Thailand.Back in December 2018, PTTEP won bids to continue operating Bongkot and to become the operator of Erawan, in a major blow to the U.S. oil major Chevron, which was the operator of Erawan at the time…

Asia LNG Price Hits Record High Ahead of Nord Stream Pipeline Outage

Aug 29, 2022

Asian spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) hit a fresh record high [last week] as South Korean and Japanese buyers restocked for the winter and a planned outage at the Nord Stream 1 pipeline next week pushed up European demand.The average LNG price…

Conflict in the South China SeaThreatens Australia’s Fuel Imports

Aug 21, 2022

China’s saber-rattling around Taiwan underlines the need for Australia to be prepared for conflict in the South China Sea.With its growing navy and air force, and the bases it has built throughout the area, China is increasingly capable of disrupting…

Magseis Fairfield Firms Up SE Asia OBN Survey Deal

Aug 18, 2022

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic services firm Magseis Fairfield has confirmed a firm contract for a 4D Ocean Bottom Node project in South East Asia.The confirmation comes after the company, on July 25, said it had received a conditional award with a repeat client for this project…

Wasco to Buy MMA Offshore's Batam Shipyard

May 02, 2022

Australian offshore vessel owner MMA Offshore has agreed to sell its shipyard facility in Batam, Indonesia to Wasco Engineering Group.Wasco will pay $15 million for the shipyard facility. The transaction is expected to complete by December 30…

India's ONGC Struggling to Move Russian Oil

Apr 26, 2022

India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) is struggling to find a vessel to ship 700,000 barrels of crude from Russia's Far East, in a growing sign that complex trades involving one of Moscow's biggest partners are being interrupted by Western sanctions…

Asia's Largest Offshore Jacket Installed in South China Sea

Apr 18, 2022

Asia's largest offshore jacket Haiji-1 was last week installed in the South China Sea by the Chinese offshore engineering and construction company COEEC.With a total height of 302 meters and 30,000 tons of weight exceeding the lifting capacity of the world's largest derrick barge…

Seadrill Names Ex-Borr Drilling Boss as Its New CEO

Mar 25, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Limited has appointed Simon Johnson, former CEO of Borr Drilling, as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Johnson will replace Stuart Jackson as President and Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect…

BP Wins Two Offshore Exploration Blocks in Indonesia

Mar 21, 2022

British oil major BP has won two offshore exploration blocks in Indonesia, as part of the Indonesian government's second round of the 2021 Oil and Gas Working Area (WK) Bid Round. The blocks in question are Agung l and Agung ll oil and gas exploration blocks…

Brent Crude Tops $112. Tanker Owners "Are Having a Ball"

Mar 02, 2022

Oil benchmarks are hitting multiple price and spread milestones across several key markets as the fallout from severe sanctions on key exporter Russia sows confusion and panic among global crude oil traders, shipping firms and importers.The…

MMA Offshore Upgrades Vessel to Support Taiwanese Offshore Wind Market

Jan 13, 2022

Australian offshore support vessel operator MMA Offshore has completed a subsea conversion program on the MMA Crystal vessel to support the Taiwanese offshore wind market.The new additions to the vessel feature subsea equipment including a work-class ROV…

TGS in Extensive Seismic Data Reprocessing Project in Indonesia

Jan 10, 2022

Norwegian marine seismic data company TGS on Monday announced a project designed to help drive exploration across the South Makassar and North East Java regions of Indonesia.The company said that processing has begun on the East Java Sea 2D-cubed project…

Siem Offshore Nets More Offshore Wind Work for OSCV Duo

Dec 13, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore said Monday it had signed a contract with an undisclosed client for operations in South East Asia for the Siem Barracuda offshore subsea construction vessel (OSCV), and an extension for OSCV Siem Stingray…

Asia’s Demand Engine Fires Up Global LNG supply

Dec 02, 2021

In announcing project sanction on the Scarborough and Pluto Train 2 project last week, Woodside CEO Meg O’Neill emphasized that as well as being both low carbon and globally cost-competitive, it was the strength of demand  “particularly in our…

Pacific LNG Freight Spot Rates Hit Fresh Record High

Nov 19, 2021

Tanker rates to ship liquefied natural gas (LNG) across the Pacific hit a fresh record high on Friday as high demand for the U.S. super chilled fuel from Asia drives up the demand for vessels, industry sources told Reuters.The cost of chartering…

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