Offshore Drilling & Completion: Asia

Gas demand driving mega projects off Asia/Pacific

This year will see an industry first operating off the coast of Malaysia. Petronas places the targeted completion date for its floating liquefied natural gas project, PFLNG 1 (also known as PFLNG SATU) for 4Q 2015, making it the first FLNG unit in operation.

ONGC finds more oil and gas offshore eastern India

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

KrisEnergy completes Gulf of Thailand exploration well

KrisEnergy has encountered oil in the Rayrai-1 exploratory well in the G10/48 license, located in the Gulf of Thailand, where the company is developing the Wassana oil field.

KrisEnergy gears up to spud Rayrai exploratory well in Gulf of Thailand

KrisEnergy has announced that the Key Gibraltar jackup has commenced drilling of the Rayrai-1 exploratory well in block G10/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.

Latest Rossukon well off Thailand yields more oil

KrisEnergy’s final exploration well of its current campaign in the Gulf of Thailand's G6/48 concession has proven more oil and gas.

KrisEnergy spuds another Gulf of Thailand well

KrisEnergy Ltd. has spudded the Rossukon 3ST well offshore in the Gulf of Thailand using the Key Gibraltar jackup rig.

Offshore Thailand well confirms Rossukon western extension

KrisEnergy has proven more oil and gas with its latest appraisal well on the Rossukon discovery in the Gulf of Thailand.

Manora field rig completes well campaign offshore Thailand

The final two wells in the Manora oil field development in the Gulf of Thailand have been drilled to total depth, according to partner Tap Oil.

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.

Depleted Tapti field to shut offshore India

BG Group has issued an update on its activities offshore India and Thailand in its annual report.

Latest Drilling & Completion News

Another well goes onstream at Maari offshore New Zealand

May 22, 2015

Cue Energy says the Maari MR7A development well is onstream offshore New Zealand.

Rowan adds work for five rigs

May 21, 2015

The Rowan rig status report has noted five term extensions.

ExxonMobil finds oil in deepwater off Guyana

May 20, 2015

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) has made a significant oil discovery on the Stabroek block about 120 mi (193 km) offshore Guyana. 

Cobalt presses ahead with Cameia development offshore Angola

May 20, 2015 Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE) expects to achieve formal sanction by year-end for its Cameia development project in block 21 offshore Angola.

Shell secures extension for Draugen offshore Norway

May 20, 2015

Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has approved A/S Norske Shell’s request to extend the lifespan of the Draugen complex in the Norwegian Sea.

Ocean Rig extends drillship contract with ENI offshore Angola

May 20, 2015 Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ:ORIG) has extended the contract for the drillship Ocean Rig Poseidon to ENI Angola for a further one year until 2Q 2017.

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