AsianOil Top Story archive

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...

08 August 2018, Week 31, Issue 637

The Indian government has said it intends to open its second auction of discovered small fields (DSF) on August 9.

01 August 2018, Week 30, Issue 636

Indonesia’s state-owned Pertamina is behind schedule in terms of completing development wells at its Mahakam block in East Kalimantan, having only finished one quarter of this year’s planned total...

25 July 2018, Week 29, Issue 635

Indonesia’s state-owned Pertamina is seeking government approval to reduce its stakes in some upstream assets, which will help it to cope with rising oil prices and a softening national currency...

18 July 2018, Week 28, Issue 634

Quadrant Energy has made a major oil find via its Dorado-1 well in Western Australia’s Bedout Basin, the company’s executive of subsurface, Fred Wehr, said on July 17.

11 July 2018, Week 27, Issue 633

Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has reduced its fuel oil imports for power generation after recent monsoon rains helped to ease power demand from air-conditioner users. This led to a fall in fuel oil...

04 July 2018, Week 26, Issue 632

Japanese oil refiner Idemitsu Kosan has confirmed that it has resumed talks with its founding family over the long-delayed merger with smaller domestic peer Showa Shell Sekiyu, raising hopes for...

27 June 2018, Week 25, Issue 631

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has predicted that the country should not experience a natural gas supply shortfall before 2030 under expected market conditions.

20 June 2018, Week 24, Issue 630

India has begun discussions with China about the possibility of forming an Asian oil buyers’ club that could include Japan and South Korea to negotiate better terms with OPEC.

13 June 2018, Week 23, Issue 629

Chevron’s Indonesian unit has expressed interest in continuing to operate the Rokan block in Riau Province after its current contract expires in 2021, a government official has said. The company...

06 June 2018, Week 22, Issue 628

Exploding Asian demand for Australian natural gas exports has led to domestic shortages, creating a commercial case for the installation of multiple LNG import facilities. The backers of two...