AsianOil Top Story archive

21 November 2018, Week 46, Issue 652

Indonesia’s state-owned Pertamina has shipped its first cargo of LNG from the Sanga-Sanga block in East Kalimantan.

14 November 2018, Week 45, Issue 651

The Indian government has given foreign companies the green light to fill the 2.5 million tonne (18.33 million barrel) underground strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) at Padur in Karnataka State....

07 November 2018, Week 44, Issue 650

Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) and Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) have reached a long-term infrastructure sharing deal. This will allow QCLNG to transport gas and water from Arrow Energy’s Surat...

31 October 2018, Week 43, Issue 649

Hokkaido Electric Power has become the country’s last major power utility to introduce LNG-fired thermal power generation. Hokkaido Electric, based in Sapporo City, is one of Japan’s top 10 power...

24 October 2018, Week 42, Issue 648

As the Indian government kicks off roadshows for the construction of the second phase of the country’s strategic petroleum reserve (SPR), it says that global oil majors and traders are already...

17 October 2018, Week 41, Issue 647

State-owned Thai major PTT’s friendly takeover of Engie-owned power generator Glow Energy has been blocked by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).

10 October 2018, Week 40, Issue 646

ExxonMobil is reviewing an upgrade to its 592,000 bpd Singapore refinery so that output from the city state’s biggest integrated petrochemical facility can meet planned tighter standards for...

03 October 2018, Week 39, Issue 645

The Malaysian port of Pengerang in the southern state of Johor received its first crude last week with the arrival of the Navarin supertanker, which delivered 2 million barrels of Middle East...

26 September 2018, Week 38, Issue 644

The volume of Japan’s LNG imports grew for the first time in three months in August on a year-on-year basis, climbing by 4.4% to 7.575 million tonnes, according to trade figures released by the...

19 September 2018, Week 37, Issue 643

Adelaide-based developer Vintage Energy made its debut on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) on September 17, trading at A$0.23 (US$0.166), a 15% premium to its issue price. The stock then...

12 September 2018, Week 36, Issue 642

India’s state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) has discovered oil and gas in Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal, paving the way for two new sedimentary basins to be developed, exploration...

05 September 2018, Week 35, Issue 641

The Malaysian government has rebuffed criticism of its decision to add Petron Fuel International to a list of approved fuel suppliers to government vehicles.

29 August 2018, Week 34, Issue 640

PetroVietnam is considering issuing bonds in international markets to help fund new projects, the state-run oil company said last week.

22 August 2018, Week 33, Issue 639

Carnarvon Petroleum has provided an update on the shallow-water Dorado oil and gas discovery at the Quadrant Energy-operated WA-437-P licence in Western Australia’s Bedout Basin.

16 August 2018, Week 32, Issue 638

Top Japanese energy developer Inpex saw its net profit sink at a double-digit pace in the first quarter of fiscal 2018, which started on April 1. Results suffered on lower oil and gas sales...

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