AsianOil - Asia Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas


Looking for more AsianOil articles? Or would you like to find out more about the publication? Keep reading.


AsianOil’s coverage ranges from established oil and gas producers such as Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam to the region’s major refining hubs of India, Singapore, South Korea and Japan and countries in between.

Our editorial team is constantly looking for stories that cannot be found elsewhere amongst our competitors. We have interviewed leading industry figures and analysts, providing a unique and exclusive insight into the issues that matter. 

We also include “Country Profiles,” offering multi-dimensional analysis on individual regions, from the broad perspective of political and policy news, to on-the-ground information on projects and production via our network of journalists and contributors.

AsianOil is a fully digital publication and can be read via PDF, PageSuite or via our NewsBase App.

Want to try it out?

The majority of our premium content is ONLY available to our subscribers.

If you would like to try AsianOil we can offer you a, no obligation, free trial, giving you a chance to get to know the publication and get hooked on the quality content. No credit card required. Simply fill in the form at the bottom of this page and we will send you your first copy of AsianOil.

Need more convincing?

Read our most recent AsianOil Top Story.

Check out our client testimonial

Find out more about subscribing to AsianOil 

Read a recent issue cover to cover (click the image below)

Sinopec’s H1 profit falls 25%

28 August 2019

China’s state-run Sinopec Corp., Asia’s largest refiner, saw its first-half net profit shrink 24.7% year on year to CNY31.34bn yuan ($4.38bn) on the back of heightened domestic competition.

Eni wins exploration block offshore Indonesia

28 August 2019

A consortium led by Italian major Eni has won an offshore exploration block in Indonesia’s second bid round of conventional fields for 2019.

India launches block offer as output declines

28 August 2019

The Indian government has offered seven new exploration acreages under the fourth Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) bid round as it strives to boost a steady decline in national oil and gas production.

BCPL to invest in Indian FSRU

27 August 2019

India’s Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) has unveiled plans to build an offshore LNG import terminal at Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

ONGC plans Gujarat drilling campaign

27 August 2019

India’s state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) intends to drill 46 exploration wells in 12 onshore blocks in Gujarat State.

India expands gas infrastructure, mulls LNG price review

27 August 2019

India’s efforts to spur consumption of natural gas is helping to attract billions in investment, but a growing reliance on foreign supplies is driving the government to review its long-term import contracts.

Pertamina doubles H1 profit

27 August 2019

Indonesia’s state-owned Pertamina saw its first-half net profit soar 112% year on year to US$660mn on the back of lower oil prices and reduced crude imports, finance director Pahala Mansury told reporters on August 26.

Shell exits Indian gas distributor MGL

21 August 2019

Royal Dutch Shell sold its remaining stake in Indian city gas distribution (CGD) company Mahanagar Gas Ltd (MGL) via a block deal on August 20.

Indian power producers favour coal over gas

21 August 2019

India has touted natural gas and renewable energy as the answer to mounting urban air pollution, but structural inefficiencies within the power sector should help coal keep its pole position.

ONGC aims to double output by 2040

20 August 2019

India’s state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has unveiled plans to double its oil and gas production by 2040 while also tripling its revenue.

Conrad hires rig for two wells offshore Indonesia

20 August 2019

Indonesia-focused Conrad Petroleum has contracted a jack-up drilling rig for a two-well programme at its Duyung production-sharing contract (PSC) after securing government approvals for the development earlier this year.

Shenzhen Gas to start up LNG terminal

20 August 2019

Shenzhen Gas has said it will launch operations at its wholly owned liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in southern China’s Shenzhen City this week.

South Korea-Japan dispute could hit kerosene trade

20 August 2019

South Korea and Japan’s ongoing trade dispute could lead Seoul to ban kerosene exports to its neighbour ahead of the winter heating season, driving up prices for Japanese buyers in the process.

Papua LNG agreement in doubt once more

20 August 2019

After several months of mixed messaging from the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government, the future of the Papua LNG project is once more unclear.

Oilex files counterclaim in dispute with Timor Leste

20 August 2019

Australian developer Oilex has filed a $23.3mn counterclaim against the Timor Leste government relating to an ongoing dispute over an offshore production-sharing contract (PSC).

CNPC subsidiaries cancel plan to load Venezuelan crude

20 August 2019

Two CNPC subsidiaries have dropped plans to import several cargoes of Venezuelan oil in light of the US government’s new sanctions on Caracas.

Last Page

Edited by

Andrew Kemp


Any questions? Please get in touch