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Chinese long-term oil demand in question

24 September 2020

China has propped up international oil prices in recent years, but it may lose the ability to do so in the not too distant future.

Petronas cuts staff numbers in Myanmar

24 September 2020

Malaysia’s state-owned Petronas has reportedly been reducing the size of its team at the Yetagun offshore natural gas field in Myanmar as it prepares for its eventual shutdown in a few years.

ONGC puts out fire at Gujurat gas processing plant

24 September 2020

India’s state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has put out a fire at its natural gas processing plant in Gujurat State after the facility was rocked by three explosions.

PipeChina takes over Guangdong gas grid

24 September 2020

State-owned pipeline operator PipeChina has signed an agreement with the Guangdong Provincial government to take over the local natural gas grid.

Indonesia secures contractor production commitments

24 September 2020

Indonesia’s upstream watchdog has announced a new agreement with the country’s oil and gas contractors that aims to ensure the country’s long and short-term production targets are met.

India’s crude imports shrink in August

24 September 2020

India’s crude oil imports shrank 23.4% year on year in August to 15.15mn tonnes (3.58mn barrels per day), according to government data published on September 21.

Senex signs new gas supply deal, expands acreage

24 September 2020

Australian independent Senex Energy has signed a natural gas supply contract with a refinery near Queensland’s Gladstone Port.

OVL ready to quit Sudan

22 September 2020

With officials in Khartoum failing to meet financial obligations and the amount of oil involved remaining small, India's OVL has little reason to stay in Sudan.

Indonesia confident over 2030 production target

17 September 2020

The Indonesian government remains confident that it can still achieve its target of producing 1mn barrels per day of oil by 2030, despite the ongoing challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has created.

State Gas records “exponential” increase in CBM production

17 September 2020

Australian junior State Gas has announced an “exponential” increase in coal-bed methane (CBM) at its wholly owned Reid’s Dome project in the Bowen Basin.

China seeks private investment in oil and gas

17 September 2020

The Chinese government has reiterated its desire to see private sector oil and gas investment in the wake of its consolidation of midstream infrastructure earlier this year.

Australia unveils national gas strategy

17 September 2020

The Australian government has announced a slew of natural gas-focused measures aimed at helping the economy to recover from the COVID-19 recession.

India loses long-running battle over Ravva field costs

17 September 2020

India’s privately owned Vedanta and Videocon Industries have scored a major victory in their long-running dispute with the Indian government over the shallow-water Ravva oil and gas field.

Gas demand from Chinese generators could decline 17% by 2025

16 September 2020

China’s gas-fired generating sector is struggling to stay afloat as the twin pressures of lower tariffs and the ongoing trade war could push demand for feedstock down by 17% by 2025.

Coal and gas to lose out to renewables by 2026 in Australia

16 September 2020

Demand for coal and natural gas as generating fuels in Australia has peaked and is set to be overtaken by solar PV and onshore wind by 2026.

NRG: Ahead of the peak

15 September 2020

A warning that oil demand will peak within a few years overshadows some of the positive news coming from oil producers in recent days.

Restart troubles for Australian LNG facilities

10 September 2020

Attempts to restart Prelude FLNG and the second train at Gorgon are running into obstacles and taking longer than initially expected.

Reduced LNG demand drives project delays

10 September 2020

Investors are widely expected to delay sanctioning new LNG export capacity on the back of depressed demand and an uncertain economic outlook.

Sinopec awards long-term LNG supply contract to Qatargas

10 September 2020

China’s state-run Sinopec has reportedly awarded a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply contract to Qatargas for 1mn tonnes per year of the super-chilled fuel.

RIL plans O2C spin-off

10 September 2020

Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has revealed details of its plan to spin off its oil-to-chemicals (O2C) assets, ahead of a planned stake sale.

SapuraOMV ramps up output from gas field offshore Malaysia

10 September 2020

SapuraOMV Upstream has “stabilised” production from the Bakong natural gas field offshore Malaysia, after bringing the asset on stream in June.

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