AsianOil Top Story archive

23 May 2018, Week 20, Issue 626

Chinese authorities have warned Russian oil giant Rosneft to abandon its drilling plans in the disputed waters of the South China Sea.

16 May 2018, Week 19, Issue 625

Two Japanese gas companies have set up a joint venture to build and operate a new pipeline to ensure a stable gas supply from the Futtsu LNG import terminal near Tokyo.

09 May 2018, Week 18, Issue 624

A Philippine legislator has said Manila expects Beijing to cover most of the costs of a joint natural gas development project in the South China Sea.

02 May 2018, Week 17, Issue 623

Essar Oil and Gas Exploration and Production will invest 9 billion rupees (US$135 million) in drilling 150 more wells at its Raniganj coal-bed methane (CBM) project in India’s West Bengal.

25 April 2018, Week 16, Issue 622

Bangladesh’s government has approved a draft 10-year LNG supply contract between state-owned PetroBangla and Oman Trading International (OTI).

18 April 2018, Week 15, Issue 621

China and the Philippines have agreed to form a panel that will set the framework for joint exploration for oil and gas in waters disputed of the South China Sea.

11 April 2018, Week 14, Issue 620

Indian consumers have been left reeling from soaring fuel costs after a surge in international crude oil prices saw the Brent benchmark climb to US$65-70 per barrel. The South Asian country...

04 April 2018, Week 13 Issue 619

Saudi Aramco has finalised a deal with Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) to invest in a refinery project located between the Malacca Strait and the South China Sea.

28 March 2018, Week 12, Issue 618

Petronas chief executive for upstream operations Mohammed Anuar Taib announced last week that Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company would increase the budget for 2018 upstream operations to...

21 March 2018, Week 11, Issue 617

The Indian government last week cancelled a licence awarded to GAIL (India) in 2012 for the construction of a 1,724-km natural gas pipeline connecting the east and west coasts.

14 March 2018, Week 10, Issue 616

UK-based Premier Oil’s oil and gas production in Asia slipped below half of its overall output in 2017, as Indonesia, Vietnam and Pakistan all saw declines while the UK saw a sharp increase.

07 March 2018, Week 09, Issue 615

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG) on February 26 brought severe damage and numerous deaths to the Southeast Asian island and has forced the closure of the...

28 February 2018, Week 08, Issue 614

Global construction firm Fluor has begun front-end engineering and design (FEED) work for Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand’s (EGAT) planned floating storage and regasification unit (...

21 February 2018, Week 07, Issue 613

Major Japanese refiner Idemitsu Kosan has appointed a new CEO and has agreed upon an exchange of directors with smaller domestic peer Showa Shell Sekiyu as the two seek to realise a long-delayed...

14 February 2018, Week 06, Issue 612

The Inpex-led Ichthys LNG development in Australia will likely see further cost blowouts and possible delays, according to junior project partner Total.

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