Asia Pacific

Gas for Transport

Keppel dual-fuel LNG tug on schedule for May delivery

Singaporean shipbuilder Keppel Offshore & Marine is on track to deliver Southeast Asia’s first dual-fuel LNG tug to Keppel Smit Towage in May

25 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Thailand releases details for Erawan and Bongkot auction

The Thai government announced the auction details for the Erawan and Bongkot offshore gas fields on Tuesday

25 April 2018
LNG

FSRU arrives in Bangladesh with first LNG cargo

Bangladesh has received its first cargo of LNG on board the Excellence FSRU, which arrived at the port of Moheshkhali on Monday

25 April 2018
LNG

Petronas delivers first cargo to S-Oil

Petronas delivered its first LNG cargo to South Korea's S-Oil on Sunday.

24 April 2018
Artist's impression of the AHEAD hydrogen plant. Alternative Fuels

Japan sees future in hydrogen economy

Japan is seeking to replace fossil fuels with hydrogen and is developing two very different projects to produce it, one using gas and the other coal.

24 April 2018
Companies & Finance

Pertamina CEO replaced in management shake-up

Indonesia’s Ministry of State-owned Enterprises has removed Pertamina's chief executive in a management shake-up after a series of problems at the state-owned company

23 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Pertamina signs agreements to take over eight blocks in Indonesia

Indonesian NOC Pertamina has signed deals to take over the rights to eight expiring oil and gas blocks.

23 April 2018
LNG

Ground-breaking ceremony held for Brunei-Japan hydrogen project

An association of four Japanese companies will start the world’s first international supply of hydrogen from Brunei to Japan in January 2020.

23 April 2018
Companies & Finance

Shell CEO holds meeting with Pakistani PM on investment

Shell's chief executive has held a meeting with Pakistan's prime minister to discuss the company’s further investment in oil and gas projects in the country.

23 April 2018
LNG

South Korea’s LNG imports up 15% year on year in Q1

Imports exceeded 13 mt over the quarter, with March being the first month in 2018 that the country's oldest coal-fired power plants have been forced offline.

23 April 2018
Supply & Demand

Pakistan’s ECC defers decision on LNG import tax

Pakistan’s Economic Coordination Committee has deferred a decision on reforming the country’s tax on LNG imports following opposition from the Ministry of Finance.

20 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Philippines still part of Shell’s global push for clean energy – exec

Shell remains keen on LNG and renewable energy projects in the Philippines as part of its global push to provide cleaner energy.

20 April 2018
Global Markets

Pakistani business association warns against LNG surcharge

A Pakistani business association has warned against a surcharge on LNG for industrial and commercial consumers.

20 April 2018
The signing ceremony for the Moheshkhali FSRU LNG

Bangladesh prepares for first LNG imports

Bangladesh is getting ready to receive its first delivery of LNG next week as its new FSRU travels across the Indian Ocean carrying Qatari volumes.

20 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Asia Pacific rig numbers fall to six-month low

The rig count fell in four Asian countries last month, with drilling activity at its lowest level since last September

20 April 2018
Exploration & Production

BP and Reliance announce second part of KG-D6 project

Reliance Industries and BP announced the second part of a $6.1 billion project to develop the KG-D6 block in India’s Krishna-Godavari Basin

19 April 2018
LNG

Bangladesh approves draft contract for Omani LNG imports

Bangladesh has approved a draft contract for the country to import LNG from Oman Trading International

19 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Vietnam and Malaysia criticise Beijing-Manila deal on South China Sea

Malaysia and Vietnam have criticised the willingness of the Philippines to jointly explore with China for oil and gas in the South China Sea

19 April 2018
LNG

Mitsubishi names new LNG tanker

The Diamond Gas Orchid LNG tanker was named at a ceremony on Wednesday at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Nagasaki shipyard in Japan

19 April 2018
Supply & Demand

Southeast Asian LNG imports fall in Jan and Feb

Singapore and Thailand imported less LNG in Q1 2018 than in Q1 2017, but Malaysian imports climbed slightly.

19 April 2018

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