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Exploration & Production

Posco Daewoo to invest $94 mln in drilling off western Myanmar

Posco Daewoo, the energy development arm of South Korean steelmaker Posco, will invest $94.2 million to drill three wells in the A-3 Block offshore western Myanmar

11 December 2018
LNG

Terminal stockpiles cut Asian LNG demand

Large stockpiles led to a fall in demand for LNG in Northeast Asia last month, with spot prices dropping by 4.3%

11 December 2018
LNG

Japan’s LNG imports up 6.5% year on year in October

Japan imported 6.5 mt of LNG in October, putting the country’s cumulative imports for the year level with the first 10 months of 2017.

10 December 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

TAPI pipeline consortium aims to start construction in Pakistan next March

The multinational consortium behind the TAPI pipeline aims to hold an inaugural ceremony in Pakistan next March that would kick off construction of the pipeline within the country

10 December 2018
Alternative Fuels

Bangladesh to seek nuclear power plant bids from next year

Bangladesh will start seeking bids from companies for the construction of a second nuclear power plant next year

10 December 2018
LNG

Petronet planning deal to buy 1 mtpa of US LNG

India’s Petronet LNG aims to sign a deal in a year’s time to buy at least 1 mtpa of LNG from the United States for as long as 10 years

10 December 2018
LNG

Pertamina prepares ground for Jawa 1 LNG-to-power project

Indonesia’s Pertamina is preparing to start building the Jawa 1 power project, which comprises a 1.76 GW LNG-fired power station and an accompanying 170,000-cubic metre FSR

10 December 2018
a shipping container sized LNG tank on a truck LNG

Trucked and containerised LNG on the move in Asia

Delivering LNG via tanker truck or shipping container is becoming more popular as it does not require pipeline infrastructure.

10 December 2018
Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysian prime minister Policy & Regulation

Government squeeze raises risk for Petronas

A special one-off payout and uncertainty around the state’s future dividend policy could weaken the NOC’s financial profile.

10 December 2018
LNG

First Gen still seeking partners for Philippine LNG terminal

Philippine power producer First Gen is still looking for partners for a planned LNG terminal

7 December 2018
LNG

US to support plans to develop Vietnamese LNG terminal

The United States Trade and Development Agency intends to support plans to develop an LNG terminal in southern Vietnam

7 December 2018
LNG

Philippines to make decision next week on CNOOC/Phoenix LNG terminal

The Philippines is set to make a decision next week on a joint proposal to build an LNG terminal

6 December 2018
Gas for Transport

Singapore wash water ban could boost LNG as a marine fuel

The port of Singapore’s ban on the discharge of pollutants produced from emissions scrubbers could encourage the adoption of LNG as a marine fuel

6 December 2018
Policy & Regulation

India to invest $9.9 bln in northeastern gas project

India will invest $9.9 billion in a project to deliver gas to the country’s northeastern provinces and for export to Bangladesh

6 December 2018
Exploration & Production

Pakistan Petroleum discovers oil and gas in Sindh province

Pakistan Petroleum Ltd has discovered oil and gas in the Sanghar district of Sindh province

6 December 2018
LNG

Pakistan ‘technically’ approves bids for three LNG cargoes

Pakistan LNG has “technically” approved bids from Gunvor International, Trafigura and Vitol Bahrain in a tender for three cargoes

6 December 2018
Exploration & Production

Eni to produce gas from Merakes under new PSA from 2021

Eni plans to start producing gas from its offshore Merakes project in Indonesia in 2021 under a new production-sharing contract

5 December 2018
LNG

Tokyo Gas to build LNG terminal in the Philippines

Tokyo Gas Group has signed a joint development agreement with Philippine power producer First Gen to build and operate an LNG terminal in the Philippines

5 December 2018
LNG

Price plunge forces cargoes held off Singapore to head elsewhere

Companies holding LNG cargoes offshore Singapore have been caught out this week as prices have plunged to multi-month lows

5 December 2018
Alternative Fuels

Taipower retires reactor at Chinshan nuclear plant

Taiwanese state power company Taipower has retired the Chinshan 1 nuclear reactor as its licence has expired

5 December 2018

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