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Vietnam Approves Pharos Energy's Offshore Oil Project

Sep 11, 2020

Pharos Energy said Friday it had received approval from the Prime Minister of Vietnam for the development plan of an offshore oil field in Vietnam.Pharos, until recently known as Soco International, said that the approval of what is called the TGT Full Field Development Plan represented the 'last stage of the required process.'Pharos has previously said that the plan, which includes drilling of six producer wells…

Delta Offshore Energy to Use Stena Tech for LNG to Power Project in Vietnam

Sep 02, 2020

Delta Offshore Energy (DOE), a company developing an offshore gas to power project in Vietnam, has signed a technology license agreement with Stena Power & LNG Solutions.Under the agreement, Stena will grant DOE a license to use its Jetty-Less…

McDermott to Provide FEED for Subsea Pipeline in Vietnam

Aug 27, 2020

Offshore engineering, construction, and services provider McDermott has won a contract with Delta Offshore Energy to provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for a subsea gas pipeline at its Sisyphus project. The pipeline will connect a regasification platform…

Shearwater in Its First Ever Seismic Survey Offshore Vietnam

Aug 20, 2020

Norway-based seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has won its first-ever contract in Vietnam.Under the contract signed with operator SK Innovation, Shearwater will be responsible for a towed streamer 3D acquisition over the offshore Block 16-2…

Red Rock to Deliver Telescopic Crane for Taiwan-bound Ørsted SOV

Aug 18, 2020

Norwegian offshore crane specialist Red Rock has recently received an order to deliver a telescopic offshore crane for an under-construction service operation vessel (SOV) being built for the Taiwanese offshore wind market.The order for the…

Pharos Energy Secures Two-Year License Extension at TGT Field

Aug 04, 2020

Pharos Energy, and oil and gas company formerly known as Soco International, has been granted a two-year license extension for the TGT offshore field license in Vietnam.The company said Tuesday the license had been formally granted to the Joint…

Eni Confirms 'Significant Hydrocarbon Accumulation' Offshore Vietnam

Jul 27, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni announces an exploration well has confirmed 'a significant hydrocarbon accumulation' on the Ken Bau discovery offshore Vietnam, further expanding its potential.The exploration well Ken Bau-2X, located in Block 114…

SK Innovation Takes Over Block 16-2 Offshore Vietnam

Jul 23, 2020

South Korea's SK Innovation has taken over operatorship over the Block 16-2 offshore Vietnam.PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) said Thursday that the signing ceremony had been held in Hanoi on Tuesday, July 21.The offshore…

Vestas Nabs 50MW Wind Turbine Order in Vietnam

Jul 21, 2020

Danish wind turbine supplier Vestas has secured a 50 MW order in Vietnam with local EPC construction company, Bac Phuong JSC for the second phase of the Dong Hai 1 intertidal wind project. Vestas was also awarded the first phase of the project in December 2019…

PetroVietnam to Invest in Renewables Amid Shrinking Oil Output

Jul 08, 2020

Vietnam's state oil firm PetroVietnam is seeking to venture into renewable energy sources like wind farms and floating solar panels, as domestic crude oil production has peaked at most of its offshore oil fields.The company, formally known as Vietnam Oil and Gas Group…

Jadestone, Inpex in Arbitration over Offshore Block in Vietnam

Jul 03, 2020

South East Asia focused oil and gas company Jadestone Energy has started arbitration against Inpex's subsidiary Teikoku over of Jadestone’s acquisition of an interest in Blocks 05-1 b and c, offshore Vietnam.Jadestone in August 2016 signed an…

Australia Joins U.S. Ships in South China Sea Amid Rising Tension

Apr 22, 2020

An Australian frigate has joined three U.S. warships in the South China Sea near an area where a Chinese vessel is suspected to be exploring for oil, near waters also claimed by Vietnam and Malaysia, officials said on Wednesday.The warships…

Chinese Seismic Vessel Seen Moving Near Malaysia Amid Rising South China Sea Tensions

Apr 16, 2020

A Chinese government survey ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels moved south near Malaysia, shipping data showed Thursday, amid accusations that China is using the pandemic to assert its presence in the South China Sea.The Haiyang Dizhi 8 was spotted off Vietnam this week…

PetroVietnam's Q1 Profit Likely Halved to $188.5M

Apr 05, 2020

PetroVietnam's net profit in the first quarter of this year likely fell 50.8% from a year earlier to 4.44 trillion dong ($188.5 million) due to low oil prices and weak demand due to the new coronavirus, Vietnam's state oil firm said on Sunday…

PetroVietnam Reduces Salaries to Cope with Coronavirus, Low Oil Prices

Apr 01, 2020

Vietnam Oil and Gas Group is cutting employee salaries to rein in costs as it grapples with low oil prices and a coronavirus pandemic that has infected 212 people in the southeast Asian nation, the company said on Wednesday.The move was part of efforts to cut costs by 15% to 30%…

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