AsianOil - Asia Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas


Looking for more AsianOil articles? Or would you like to find out more about the publication? Keep reading.


AsianOil’s coverage ranges from established oil and gas producers such as Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam to the region’s major refining hubs of India, Singapore, South Korea and Japan and countries in between.

Our editorial team is constantly looking for stories that cannot be found elsewhere amongst our competitors. We have interviewed leading industry figures and analysts, providing a unique and exclusive insight into the issues that matter. 

We also include “Country Profiles,” offering multi-dimensional analysis on individual regions, from the broad perspective of political and policy news, to on-the-ground information on projects and production via our network of journalists and contributors.

AsianOil is a fully digital publication and can be read via PDF, PageSuite or via our NewsBase App.

Want to try it out?

The majority of our premium content is ONLY available to our subscribers.

If you would like to try AsianOil we can offer you a, no obligation, free trial, giving you a chance to get to know the publication and get hooked on the quality content. No credit card required. Simply fill in the form at the bottom of this page and we will send you your first copy of AsianOil.

Need more convincing?

Check out our client testimonial

Find out more about subscribing to AsianOil 

Read a recent issue cover to cover (click the image below)

PTTEP achieves offshore discoveries in Malaysia, moves to engineering phase

11 December 2023

PTTEP has announced a series of discoveries offshore Malaysia, unveiling new findings in three fields off Sarawak

Vietnam's gas power development: challenges and opportunities

11 December 2023

Vietnam's National Electricity Development Plan predicts that domestic gas thermal power and liquefied natural gas will contribute a significant portion of the country's energy mix by 2030

Pertamina nears final investment decision for LNG Abadi Block Masela project

8 December 2023

Indonesia-owned gas company Pertamina is on the brink of making a crucial final investment decision for the LNG Abadi Block Masela project in the Tanimbar Islands

Thailand faces energy dilemma amid global uncertainties

7 December 2023

In the wake of escalating complexities in the global energy markets, governments worldwide are earnestly considering the shift towards cleaner and more stable energy alternatives, and Southeast Asia is no different

Adani Total Gas turns multibagger after strong rally

7 December 2023

Adani Total Gas Ltd shares experienced a robust surge on December 7, briefly hitting the upper circuit limit during the trading session/.

Seoul goes overboard with LNG import infrastructure

6 December 2023

A recent study conducted by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis has revealed that South Korea is undergoing a swift expansion of LNG import and storage terminals, with a significant potential for overinvestment and overcapacity

Iran's oil exports to China up by 110% after partnership deal

6 December 2023

Iranian crude oil arriving in China has grown more than 110% since the two countries signed a long-term “strategic” partnership agreement in 2021.

Indonesia approves revised Abadi Masela development plan

6 December 2023

The Indonesian Ministry of Energy has announced its approval of a revised development plan for the delayed Abadi Masela LNG/gas project. The $20bn plan, led by Japan’s Inpex, calls for a 9.5mn tonne per year onshore LNG facility.

COP28 leader defends controversial remarks

6 December 2023

Sultan al-Jaber, the oil executive who is leading the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, has rocked the conference with highly controversial remarks that there is “no science” that phasing out fossil fuels is necessary.

State-owned oil & gas company Pertamina announces roadmap for national energy security at COP28

6 December 2023

In a recent announcement at COP28, Indonesia's state-owned energy company Pertamina, led by CEO Nicke Widyawati, outlined a comprehensive strategy to address environmental concerns while maintaining a steadfast commitment to national energy security

State-owned Petronas leads exploration of 19 discoveries and two confirmed finds offshore Malaysia in 2023

6 December 2023

In a landmark year for exploration, Petronas and its partners have achieved 19 exploration discoveries and confirmed two exploration-appraisal finds offshore Malaysia

COP28: Major oil companies pledge to cut methane emissions

5 December 2023

About half of the world's oil firms, totalling almost 50 companies, have committed to achieving "near zero" methane emissions and discontinuing routine flaring in their operations by 2030, and achieving net zero by 2050.

Transition risks for petrostates higher than ever, says report

5 December 2023

Petrostates are currently confronted with significant challenges arising from the ongoing energy transition. The diminishing demand for oil and gas is exerting downward pressure on commodity prices, which in turn threatens future revenue streams.

Thai Binh LNG plant gets green light for offshore port for 150,000-tonne ships

5 December 2023

Vietnam's Ministry of Transport has approved plans for a floating warehouse port to receive liquid/gas cargo ships of up to 150,000 tonnes off the coast of Tra Ly estuary in Thai Binh province

OPEC+ extends voluntary cuts as Brazil prepares to join

4 December 2023

The group failed to agree on an additional cut that would apply to all members, so leading producers have once again decided to cut over and above the OPEC+ quotas

PTTEP to invest $400mn in CCS project in Thailand

4 December 2023

The Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organisation announced that PTT Exploration & Production has submitted a notification of intent to develop a Premium T-VER project to register carbon credits of 1mn tonnes.

President Jokowi unveils Tangguh Train 3 to boost annual LNG production

4 December 2023

President Joko Widodo has officially inaugurated the Tangguh Train 3 National Strategic Project in Teluk Bintuni, a move poised to catapult Tangguh's annual LNG production to 11.4mn tonnes

Japan’s JERA gets the OK on LNG stockpiling plan

1 December 2023

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry has given the green light to an initiative proposed by JERA, the nation's leading power generator

Indonesia nominates Italy's Geng North and Malaysia's Asap Kido Merah for National Strategic Oil and Gas projects

1 December 2023

The Special Task Force for Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities of Indonesia has proposed the Geng North and Asap Kido Merah oil and gas blocks as national strategic projects

Bangladesh nears LNG supply deal with Summit Group

30 November 2023

Bangladesh energy company Summit Group is in the final stages of negotiations with the government of Bangladesh to supply its state-run company Petrobangla with about 1.5mn tonnes per year of LNG.

Gandhar Oil IPO listing: Shares debut at 76% premium over IPO price

30 November 2023

Gandhar Oil Refinery India Limited's shares made a robust market debut, commanding a 76% premium over the IPO issue price

Malaysian company Petronas expects lower profitability amidst volatile oil and gas prices

30 November 2023

Malaysia's state energy firm, Petroliam Nasional Berhad, reported a decrease in third-quarter profit on November 29

Cambodia to build first gas-fired power plant, replace coal project with LNG facility

30 November 2023

Cambodia has scrapped plans to build a 700-MW coal-fired power plant in Koh Kong and will instead build an 800-MW LNG plant

First page

Edited by

Andrew Kemp


Any questions? Please get in touch