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Woodside steps up pursuit of hydrogen export goals

9 April 2020

Australian oil and gas developer Woodside Petroleum has unveiled the next step in its ongoing development of a hydrogen export strategy.

ONGC seeks upstream tax relief

9 April 2020

India’s state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has reportedly appealed to the government for tax relief as its core business comes under pressure from the oil and gas price crash.

Sino-Kazakh venture to build pipe factory

9 April 2020

China and Kazakhstan are set to begin building an oil and gas pipe factory in Almaty in the second quarter, after the project was quietly shelved two years ago.

Sinopec starts up Sri Lankan bunkering operations

9 April 2020

China’s state-run Sinopec has announced the official launch of bunkering operations at its oil depot at the port of Hambantota in Sri Lanka.

IOC awards Barauni refinery upgrade contract to L&T

9 April 2020

State-run Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) has awarded international engineering company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) a contract to expand the capacity of the Barauni refinery in the eastern state of Bihar.

Pertamina to expand crude production by 1.8% this year

9 April 2020

Indonesia’s state-run Pertamina has said it intends to increase its crude oil production by 1.8% this year, doubling down on its previous statement that the oil price crash would not affect its drilling plans for 2020.

Origin increases stake in Beetaloo Basin shale gas project

9 April 2020

Australian developer Origin Energy will increase its stake in the Beetaloo Basin shale gas project in exchange for covering a larger share of junior partner Falcon Oil and Gas’ cost obligations.

US LNG exports to China resuming thanks to tax waivers

8 April 2020

Shipments of US LNG to China are resuming after Beijing has reportedly started granting tax waivers to certain importers of the super-chilled fuel.

Global oil storage facilities near capacity

8 April 2020

The unprecedented glut in global oil supply has tested storage capacity to the limits, driving the world’s biggest producers to negotiate a truce this year and curb their output.

Woodside postpones FIDs on LNG projects amid downturn

2 April 2020

Australia's Woodside Petroleum is postponing final investment decisions on three LNG projects – the Scarborough offshore gas development, Browse LNG and Train 2 at the existing Pluto LNG facility.

Russia, Saudi Arabia agree to slash oil production, Trump claims

2 April 2020

Donald Trump said on April 2 that Russia and Saudi Arabia would be cutting their output, instead of continuing with a supply war that could result in hundreds of oil companies going out of business. The Kremlin denied his claim.

Pavilion calls for industry standard on GHG emissions

2 April 2020

Singapore’s Pavilion Energy is asking potential suppliers to work on developing an industry standard for greenhouse gas emissions from LNG.

Saudi oil surge and the threat to the energy transition

2 April 2020

The Saudi-led oil glut leaves the energy transition and decarbonisation efforts hanging in the balance

PetroVietnam cuts salaries

2 April 2020

State-owned PetroVietnam has said it will cut employee salaries as it reduces costs in response to the international oil price crash.

AEMO warns of gas supply shortfalls

2 April 2020

Australia’s East Coast gas market is on track to experience natural gas shortages within the next five or so years, a new report by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has warned.

ONGC calls for an end to Indian gas price controls

2 April 2020

India’s state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has called on the government to remove price controls on locally produced natural gas.

Cooper unfazed by oil price crash, coronavirus pandemic

2 April 2020

Australian junior Cooper Energy has said its business model will be largely unaffected by both the oil price crash and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Australia’s 3D Oil secures work programme extension

2 April 2020

Australia’s offshore licensing body has granted 3D Oil a 21-month extension to its work programme in the WA-527-P crude oil play, which lies in the offshore Bedout sub-Basin.

Sinopec trims 2020 capex, expands upstream budget

2 April 2020

China’s state-run Sinopec has announced plans to trim its 2020 capital expenditure by 2.5% year on year to CNY143.4bn ($20.19bn).

McDermott confirms start-up of ONGC deepwater well

2 April 2020

India’s state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has brought its first deepwater natural gas well at the KG-DWN-98/2 block on stream.

Pakistan’s falling fuel demand could hit upstream operators

26 March 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is reportedly depressing Pakistan’s fuel demand to the point where the country’s upstream may have to trim its production of crude oil.

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