AsianOil Top Story archive

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.

24 May 2017, Week 20 Issue 566

UK-based Ophir Energy has taken a final investment decision (FID) on an expansion of the shallow-water Bualuang oilfield in the Gulf of Thailand that should convert 9.2 million barrels of oil...

17 May 2017, Week 19 Issue 565

Plans by China and India to adopt energy policies that will boost the use of electric vehicles (EVs) in the coming years have prompted the Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) to announce...

10 May 2017, Week 18 Issue 564

Cambodia held a ground-breaking ceremony on May 4 for the first phase of construction of a long-planned refinery that will be located on 385 hectares (3.85 square km) in Kampot and Preah Sihanouk...

03 May 2017, Week 17 Issue 563

Indian Oil has started tendering procurement contracts to jumpstart the development of a 1.3 million tonne oil products pipeline to Nepal that could help safeguard the Himalayan country’s fuel...

26 April 2017, Week 16 Issue 562

ExxonMobil wants to boost oil production from the Cepu block on Indonesia’s Java Island to 205,000 bpd, local media quoted the US super-major’s field manager, Rexy Mawardijaya, as saying.

19 April 2017, Week 15 Issue 561

Timor-Leste’s state-owned Timor GAP EP and Australian partner Timor Resources have signed two PSCs with government authorities covering onshore Blocks TL-OT-17-08 and TL-OT-17-09. The acreages lie...

12 April 2017, Week 14 Issue 560

Oil giant Saudi Aramco is interested in a stake in India’s proposed 1.8 trillion rupee (US$27.87 billion) refinery in Maharashtra State, Indian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra...

05 April 2017, Week 13 Issue 559

Cooper Energy is targeting a slice of the tight gas market in southeast Australia after clearing an FID for its wholly owned Sole gas field on March 29.

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