AsianOil Top Story archive

13 September 2017, Week 36, Issue 592

Singapore-based companies Keppel Offshore & Marine and Pavilion Energy last week reached a heads of agreement (HoA) with Indonesia’s state-owned Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) to examine the...

06 September 2017, Week 35, Issue 591

Vietnam’s 200,000 bpd Nghi Son refinery and petrochemical complex will be ready to start up in the fourth quarter of this year, according to Vietnamese media. All the major components of the US$9....

30 August 2017, Week 34, Issue 590

State-owned Petronas has upped its proposed dividend to the Malaysian government after reporting a 311% year-on-year increase in its second-quarter earnings.

23 August 2017, Week 33, Issue 589

Indonesia intends to import LNG from Singapore as feedstock for several remote, small-scale thermal power plants (TPPs), as rising demand drives up the cost of domestic supplies of the fuel.

16 August 2017, Week 32, Issue 588

Cambodia is inching towards compromise with KrisEnergy on a production-sharing contract (PSC) for the long delayed Block A field in the offshore Khmer Basin.

09 August 2017, Week 31, Issue 587

Petronas has budgeted 10 billion ringgit (US$2.3 billion) for the completion of an enhanced oil recovery (EOR) programme at the Baram Delta production-sharing contract (PSC).

02 August 2017, Week 30, Issue 586

Japan’s LNG imports will decline for two years in a row in fiscal 2017, which started on April 1, and fiscal 2018 as more nuclear reactors come back online, the country’s top energy think-tank has...

26 July 2017, Week 29, Issue 585

India aims to complete the sale of the government’s 51.11% stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) to state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) before March 31, 2018.

19 July 2017, Week 28, Issue 584

Indonesia will produce enough gas to fulfil domestic demand for a year longer than previously anticipated, the country’s director of oil and gas predicted last week.

12 July 2017, Week 27, Issue 583

Bangladesh appears to be on track to begin importing LNG next year after this week’s announcement from the developer of the country’s first import terminal that project financing had been secured...

05 July 2017, Week 26, Issue 582

The Japan Fair Trade Commission’s (JFTC) decision last week to outlaw destination clauses within LNG purchase contracts is expected to usher in major changes to the LNG market, which is...

28 June 2017, Week 25, Issue 581

India appears to be seeking to capitalise on Qatar’s row with several of its neighbours, proposing a fresh long-term LNG purchase deal with the kingdom at a time when the exporter is isolated and...

21 June 2017, Week 24 Issue 580

Australia has set a date for the introduction of gas export restrictions as the country struggles to deal with an energy crisis that has sent retail gas and power prices soaring. The only problem...

07 June 2017, Week 22 Issue 568

Thailand’s PTT Exploration & Production (PTTEP) will deepen its ties with Malaysia’s state-owned Petronas to develop offshore acreage claimed by both Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok.

31 May 2017, Week 21 Issue 567

Singapore-listed Sinwa has bagged a number of new supply agreements for vessels involved in Royal Dutch Shell’s Prelude floating LNG (FLNG) project in Australia.