Deepwater Oil Drilling: Asia

Vietgazprom prepares for deepwater drilling offshore Vietnam

Gazprom says its joint venture with PetroVietnam, Vietgazprom, expects to spud the first deepwater exploration well offshore Vietnam later this year.

ONGC finds more oil and gas offshore eastern India

ONGC has notched two hydrocarbon discoveries offshore India’s east coast.

Ophir assumes operatorship of deepwater Indonesia PSCs

Ophir Energy has completed acquisition of four deepwater production-sharing contracts offshore Indonesia from Niko Resources.

INPEX reports deepwater oil discovery offshore Malaysia

INPEX Offshore South West Sabah Ltd. has discovered oil at the Bestari-1 exploration well offshore eastern Malaysia.

Niko gets evaluation of offshore India discovery

Niko Resources Ltd. has received an independent resources evaluation report from Deloitte LLP for the MJ discovery in the D6 block offshore India.

Myanmar awards deepwater offshore tracts to Reliance, Eni

Reliance Industries Ltd. and Myanmar Oil & Gas Enterprise have signed production-sharing contracts for offshore Republic of the Union of Myanmar blocks M17 and M18. 

Santos makes deepwater Malaysia oil discovery

Santos Ltd. has discovered oil in a deepwater wildcat offshore Sabah, east Malaysia.

Gas resource grows at deepwater Merakes find offshore Indonesia

Post-drilling studies on the deepwater Merakes-1 discovery offshore Indonesia suggest significant gas upside potential, according to operator Eni.

JX Nippon, INPEX get offshore Malaysia exploration funding

Japan Oil, Gas and Metals Corp. (JOGMEC) has agreed to provide equity financing to JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration (Deepwater Sabah) Ltd. and INPEX Offshore South West Sabah Ltd. for as much as 50% of the cost for exploration in deepwater block R offshore East Malaysia.

INPEX gets exploration funds for deepwater Sabah

Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. (JOGMEC) will provide equity financing to INPEX Offshore North West Sabah for deepwater block S offshore Sabah, Malaysia.


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