Deepwater Oil Drilling: Asia

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.

Shell, Mitsui win three offshore Myanmar deepwater blocks

Mitsui Oil Exploration Co. Ltd. has succeeded in a joint bid in the Myanmar Offshore Bidding Round 2013 for three deepwater blocks located offshore Myanmar.

Woodside lines up deepwater well offshore South Korea

Woodside Petroleum says it plans to drill an exploratory well this fall on the deepwater Ulleung basin block 8/6-1N offshore eastern South Korea.

CNOOC reports new South China Sea gas discovery

CNOOC Ltd. has made a mid-to-large deepwater natural gas discovery at Lingshui 25-1.

ONGC makes oil and gas discoveries offshore India

ONGC has made new offshore oil and gas discoveries – one in the deepwater KG basin off the east coast of India, and the second in the Mumbai offshore basin off the west coast.

Liwan marks first-ever deepwater gas development offshore China

Husky's Liwan Gas Project is the first deepwater gas development offshore China. The project, in block 29/26, delivered first production this year, approximately seven years following its discovery and is one of the fastest developments in the world for a large-scale gas discovery in deepwater.

CIMC Raffles delivers COSLProspector

CIMC Raffles has delivered in Yantai, Shandong, China, the fourth deepwater semisubmersible drilling rig built for COSL, the COSLProspector.


Falling oil prices and the offshore oil and gas industry: assessing the state of the market

The precipitous decline in oil prices over the past six months has brought many areas of the oil and gas industry to a standstill. Yet while some s...

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