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AsianOil: Santos, Oil Search merger to create new upstream powerhouse

3 August 2021

Australia-listed independents Santos and Oil Search’s proposed merger, first revealed last month, is back on track after Santos compromised over ownership stakes.

Malaysia’s Petros dives into offshore exploration

29 July 2021

Sarawak State’s oil company has partnered with Royal Dutch Shell and Petronas to learn the ropes of offshore exploration.

SKK Migas unveils exploration plans

29 July 2021

Indonesia’s upstream regulator SKK Migas has unveiled plans to launch its own onshore exploration project in East Java Province’s Lamongan Regency.

China denies launching cyberattacks on US gas pipelines

29 July 2021

The Chinese government has rejected US claims that it was behind multiple cyberattacks targeting US natural gas infrastructure dating back a decade.

OGDCL strikes gas, condensate in Wali licence

29 July 2021

Pakistan’s OGDCL has struck natural gas and condensate at its wholly owned Wali exploration licence in the country’s north-western province of KPK.

AsianOil: India approves two new SPR sites

27 July 2021

The Indian government has approved plans to build two underground crude oil storage facilities that will expand the country’s strategic petroleum reserve capacity by 6.5mn tonnes.

Chevron misses CCS target at Gorgon LNG

23 July 2021

Super-major Chevron confirmed this week that it would not meet its carbon dioxide (CO2) injection target at its Gorgon LNG facility, which has a carbon capture and storage (CCS) component.

Strike buys strategic stake in Warrego

22 July 2021

Australian independent Strike Energy has boosted its stake in the West Erregulla gas project to 54% through the acquisition of a strategic interest in Warrego Energy.

Senex signs new domestic gas supply deals

22 July 2021

Australian independent Senex Energy has signed a long-term gas sales agreement with cement manufacturer Adbri for the supply up to 11 PJ.

PetroVietnam’s first-half pre-tax profit jumps 200%

22 July 2021

State-owned PetroVietnam’s pre-tax profit grew by more than 200% in the first half of this year to VND21.3 trillion ($912.5mn), the company reported earlier this month.

IOC looks to build India’s first green hydrogen project

22 July 2021

State-run Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) intends to build the country’s first green hydrogen plant at its 8mn tonne per year (160,000 barrel per day) Mathura refinery in Uttar Pradesh, chairman Shrikant Madhav Vaidya said this week.

Oil Search rebuffs Santos’ merger offer

22 July 2021

Papua New Guinea (PNG) focused developer Oil Search has rebuffed a merger offer from Australian independent Santos, noting the proposal did not reflect fair value for its shareholders.

NSW slashes available exploration acreage

22 July 2021

Australia’s most populous state aims to remove more than 75% of its available exploration acreage.

AsianOil: Indonesia’s H1 output falls short

20 July 2021

Indonesia’s oil and gas production in the first half of this year has once again missed the government’s target, the country’s upstream regulator revealed last week.

Philippine senate hearing seeks clarity on Malampaya sale

15 July 2021

The Senate committee on energy has been hearing testimony on Udenna’s acquisition of Shell’s stake in the Malampaya gas field.

India streamlines permit process for legacy blocks

15 July 2021

India’s Directorate General of Hydrocarbons has streamlined the upstream permit process for legacy fields by more than halving the number of approvals their developers require.

Woodside looks for Pluto LNG investors

15 July 2021

Australian independent Woodside Energy has begun looking for investors to buy into its planned expansion of the Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant as well as its feedstock field.

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