AsianOil Top Story archive

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...

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...

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