AsianOil Top Story archive

20 March 2019, Week 11, Issue 667

State-owned PetroVietnam plans to add 15 million tonnes (110 million barrels) to its oil reserves in both 2019 and 2020, it revealed at a company conference in Vung Tau on March 14.

13 March 2019, Week 10, Issue 666

Thailand’s state-run PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has found additional natural gas reserves at the Zawtika project, which lies offshore Myanmar in the Gulf of Martaban.

06 March 2019, Week 09, Issue 665

State-owned refiners Indian Oil and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) have emerged as the biggest winners in the 10th city gas distribution (CGD) round, regulator Petroleum and Natural...

27 February 2019, Week 08, Issue 664

A disagreement between PetroChina and Royal Dutch Shell is reportedly holding up development of their joint acreage in the Surat Basin, which contains eastern Australia’s most significant coal-bed...

20 February 2019, Week 07, Issue 663

A Repsol-led consortium has discovered at least 2 tcf (56.64 bcm) of natural gas resources in Indonesia, the Spanish major said on February 19.

13 February 2019, Week 06, Issue 662

Indian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan launched the country’s third licensing round under the Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) on February 10, making 23 blocks...

06 February 2019, Week 05, Issue 661

Vedanta and several smaller private players have emerged as the primary bidders in India’s second discovered small fields (DSF-II) auction.

30 January 2019, Week 04, Issue 660

Indian upstream regulator the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) has instructed crude oil producers to step up efforts to curb natural gas flaring following a recent review of their...

23 January 2019, Week 03, Issue 659

Troubled Malaysian offshore services provider Barakah Offshore Petroleum has secured a five-year contract from Petrofac for maintenance, construction and modification work off the country’s coast...

16 January 2019, Week 02, Issue 658

Royal Dutch Shell has completed the acquisition of Gujarat-based Hazira LNG and Port Ventures from French energy major Total. Shell Gas, a Shell subsidiary, acquired Total’s 26% stake to bring its...

09 January 2019, Week 01, Issue 657

Vietnam’s crude and oil product import volumes slid 12.1% year on year in 2018, government data showed last week.

19 December 2018, Week 50, Issue 656

Indonesia will see the highest capex on crude oil and natural gas projects that are due to enter production between 2018 and 2025 in Southeast Asia.

12 December 2018, Week 49, Issue 655

South Korea’s shipyards are enjoying a stellar December, winning a slew of contracts for LNG carriers (LNGCs) that will likely propel them ahead of China by the end of the year to retake the...

05 December 2018, Week 48, Issue 654

Reliance Industries Ltd’s (RIL) production of coal-bed methane (CBM) at the Sohagpur West CBM Block in Madhya Pradesh State has fallen short of its targets owing to operational issues and poor...

28 November 2018, Week 47, Issue 653

Privately owned Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has contravened contractual terms and state policy on CBM by selling its entire output to itself, according to the findings of an official...