Deepwater Oil Drilling: Asia

Murphy proves gas at Permai offshore Sabah

Murphy has discovered gas in the Permai structure in block 10 in the deepwater Sabah Delta basin offshore Sabah, Malaysia.

Otto plans South China Sea wildcat

Otto Energy plans to start drilling a deepwater exploration well in the South China Sea on Service Contract 55 using the Maersk Venturer.

Gazprom cancels South Stream pipeline deal with Saipem

After a year of project suspensions and delays, Gazprom has canceled its contract with Saipem to lay the first of four lines of the South Stream offshore gas pipeline under the Black Sea. 

KPOC commissions deepwater Malaysia pipeline heating studies

Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Co. has contracted Wood Group Kenny to support pipeline engineering and flow assurance engineering studies for the Kamansu East field offshore Sabah, Malaysia. 

Construction under way on Rotan FLNG vessel

First steel has been cut for Petronas’ second floating liquefied natural gas vessel at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard.

OTC 2015: Aramco develops HT/HP, corrosion solutions for offshore gas projects

Aramco has issued an overview of its presentations during OTC week last month.

Seadrill: More ultra-deepwater rigs set to be stacked

Seadrill has agreed with Saudi Aramco to reduce its dayrate for four jackups over a period of one year.

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.

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