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Shell: Asia to drive LNG demand as it almost doubles

26 February 2021

Royal Dutch Shell’s annual LNG outlook shows that demand for the fuel was resilient last year despite the pandemic, and further growth is expected.

Pavilion, Chevron sign LNG supply deal

26 February 2021

Singapore’s Pavilion Energy has signed a six-year agreement with Chevron, covering the delivery of 500,000 tonnes per year of LNG from 2023. Each cargo supplied under the deal will be accompanied by a declaration of its greenhouse gas emissions.

Eneos expands stake in Petrolimex

25 February 2021

Japanese refining giant Eneos has expanded its holdings in state-run Vietnam National Petroleum (Petrolimex) as it seeks to expand its co-operation with the company.

Pertamina’s rocky road to Rokan handover

25 February 2021

Indonesia’s state-owned Pertamina is preparing to take control of the country’s second-largest oilfield later this year, but as the clock runs down there are signs that the transition may not go off smoothly.

APA to convert gas pipeline to 100% hydrogen

25 February 2021

Australian energy infrastructure operator APA Group has unveiled plans to convert a 43-km section of a natural gas pipeline in Western Australia into the country’s first fully hydrogen-ready transmission pipeline.

Empire’s shale resource receives major upgrade

25 February 2021

Australian independent Empire Energy has announced an upward revision to its resource estimate for its shale gas exploration permit (EP) 187 in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo sub-basin.

India diversifies oil imports amid growing frustration at OPEC+

25 February 2021

India’s frustration at its own dependence on oil exports from OPEC+ is driving the country to diversify its imports, to the extent the government is even considering boosting shipments from Iran and Venezuela.

Petronas picks TechnipFMC for deepwater work

25 February 2021

Malaysia’s state-owned Petronas has awarded a subsea services contract for its Limbayong deepwater development to TechnipFMC subsidiary FMC Wellhead Equipment.

PTTEP strikes gas offshore Malaysia

25 February 2021

Thailand’s state-owned PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has struck natural gas off the coast of Malaysia’s Sarawak State.

AsianOil: CNOOC Ltd makes Bohai Bay discovery

23 February 2021

State-run Chinese offshore developer CNOOC Ltd announced on February 22 that it had made a significant shallow-water oil and gas discovery in the Bohai Bay.

India’s GAIL to sell US LNG imports locally from 2023

19 February 2021

GAIL (India) has unveiled plans to stop selling the LNG it sources from the US in international markets, instead selling it locally from 2023.

Quake knocks out chunk of Japanese refining capacity

18 February 2021

Japan’s downstream is operating at around 20% below national capacity following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck off the country’s north-eastern coast last week.

ACCC warns of gas supply shortfalls, price spikes

18 February 2021

The Australian competition watchdog has warned that a retreat in domestic gas prices may be short-lived, owing to a looming supply shortfall.

Senex boosts gas production at Atlas project

18 February 2021

Australian independent Senex Energy has boosted natural gas production at its Atlas field in Queensland’s Surat Basin to 32 TJ (833,600 cubic metres) per day.

Phoenix downplays company sale comments

18 February 2021

Philippine fuel retailer Phoenix Petroleum has downplayed a report that its parent company, Udenna, is planning to sell the company.

Beach’s Enterprise discovery boosts 2P reserves

17 February 2021

Australian independent Beach Energy has announced a new discovery offshore the state of Victoria that has upped the company’s proved and probable (2P) reserves by 21mm barrels of oil equivalent.

Indonesia holds onto shale oil dream

17 February 2021

Indonesia’s shale oil potential may have fallen off the radar in recent years, but the government still hopes the unconventional sector will play a role in boosting the country’s long-term energy prospects.

ONGC sets KG-D5 peak production target

16 February 2021

India’s state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) intends to reach peak production at its deepwater KG-DWN-98/2 (KG-D5) block in the Krishna Godavari (KG) Basin within the next three years.

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