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Badan Pengelola Migas Aceh (BPMA), the upstream authority of Indonesia’s Aceh Province, confirmed on July 28 that Repsol had spudded the Rencong-1 well in waters off the province’s coast earlier that month.
Viva Energy said on July 27 that it had entered into commercial agreements with GeelongPort for the provision and construction of pier and berthing infrastructure for its planned LNG import terminal at the Port of Geelong in Victoria, Australia.
The government of India has authorised Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd (BPCL) to invest another $1.6bn in BM-SEAL-11, a deepwater Brazilian oil block.
China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) has achieved commercial flows of oil and gas from an offshore shale well in the South China Sea. This marks the first successful offshore shale well for China.
The Indian government has provided an update on efforts to boost the share of natural gas in the country’s energy mix.
China’s Sinopec and UK-based chemical and energy player Ineos have signed three petrochemical deals with a combined value of $7bn.
US LNG producer Cheniere Energy announced this week that it had struck a deal to supply the super-chilled fuel to a unit of Thailand’s PTT.