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NRG: Trying to adapt

30 June 2020

World oil markets have found some support over the last week, but companies are still adjusting to the new price environment.

Shell to sell two more cargoes of carbon-neutral LNG

25 June 2020

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to supply two more cargoes of carbon-neutral LNG, as it continues to grow this nascent industry.

Philippines aims to resume South China Sea exploration

25 June 2020

The Philippines is studying ways to resume exploration in the contested waters of the South China Sea as it strives both to assert its sovereignty in the area and bolster its energy security prospects.

Australia to up funding for exploration programme

25 June 2020

The Australian government has pledged to more than double its original investment in the Exploring for the Future (EFTF) programme, which aims to promote the country’s upstream potential.

Japan concerned less by oil imports, more by fuel demand split

25 June 2020

The Japanese petroleum sector is less concerned by OPEC+’s efforts to reduce global crude supply than it is with the widening split in domestic demand for jet fuel and automotive fuels.

China aims to boost oil and gas production

25 June 2020

The Chinese government has said it wants to increase the country’s crude oil production by 1% to 193mn tonnes (3.87mn barrels per day) this year and its natural gas output by 4.3% to 181bn cubic metres.

Petronas appeal against Sarawak tax is adjourned

25 June 2020

Malaysia’s Court of Appeal has adjourned until August 3 Petronas’ case against a High Court decision that Sarawak State can levy sales taxes on petroleum products.

India’s crude imports slump to nine-year low in May

25 June 2020

India’s crude imports reportedly slumped to a nearly nine-year low last month as refiners slashed run rates in response to the months-long coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.

Pertamina upbeat over new reserves

25 June 2020

While Indonesia’s state-owned Pertamina has revealed a slight decline in last year’s production, the developer remains confident that new reserve additions will help lift its output.

PTTEP targets distressed upstream assets

25 June 2020

Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) intends to use the oil and gas industry’s current downturn to expand its upstream portfolio, despite having been forced into slashing its own budgets earlier this year.

NRG: Cautious steps forward

23 June 2020

Welcome to the seventh edition of NewsBase’s Roundup Global (NRG), in which our team of international editors provide you with a snapshot of some of the key issues affecting their regional beats.

Japanese LNG demand set for slow recovery

18 June 2020

Japanese LNG demand is not expected to recover fully this year, owing to the ongoing economic fallout from the country’s coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown coupled with higher than normal stockpiles of the fuel.

Santos’ Narrabri CBM project takes step forward

18 June 2020

Australian oil and gas developer Santos has revealed that its controversial Narrabri coal-bed methane (CBM) project has taken another important step forward.

Armour sells stake in Queensland CBM project to APLNG

18 June 2020

Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) is set to buy out its junior partner in a coal-bed methane (CBM) development project in Queensland’s Surat Basin.

Indonesia begins overhauling Pertamina

18 June 2020

Indonesia’s deteriorating upstream performance has forced the government to rethink state-owned Pertamina’s future, unveiling plans that will see the company’s operations compartmentalised and even opened up to private investment.

Indian gas reforms to spur LNG adoption

18 June 2020

The launch of India’s first natural gas exchange, coupled with recent changes to regulations governing liquefied natural gas (LNG) refuelling stations, should help boost the super-chilled fuel’s market penetration.

OIL’s production drops in wake of well blowout protests

18 June 2020

State-owned Oil India Ltd’s (OIL) oil and gas production has been hampered by protests in Assam State over an ongoing fire at the company’s Baghjan natural gas and condensate field.

ExxonMobil mulls investment in Vietnamese power

17 June 2020

ExxonMobil could be considering a major investment in Vietnam’s gas-fired generating sector

Senex wraps up Surat drilling programme

11 June 2020

Australian independent Senex Energy has announced the completion of its drilling programme at its Surat Basin natural gas projects.

Pertamina resumes hunt for downstream partners

11 June 2020

Indonesia’s state-owned Pertamina has said it is looking for new partners to help it develop two major downstream projects after Saudi Aramco and Oman’s Overseas Oil and Gas (OOG) exited the projects.

Pakistan to charge OMC executives over fuel shortages

11 June 2020

Pakistan’s investigation into allegations that the country’s oil marketing companies (OMCs) have orchestrated a national shortage of gasoline could lead to the prosecution of two company heads.

China reportedly starts consolidating its LNG terminals

11 June 2020

The Chinese government has reportedly ordered the country’s three largest state-owned oil and gas companies to hand over control of 10 liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals to newly created China Oil & Gas Piping Network (PipeChina).

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