WorldOil EMGS announces two multi-client surveys offshore Indonesia Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has announced that it has received Letters of Intent for two contracts under which EMGS will perform prefunded multi-client acquisitions offshore Indonesia. Oil and Gas in the Capitals Big EandP projects advance in Vietnam and Indonesia; Chinese intimidation continues Sonoro Energy spuds LG-1 up-dip well in Indonesia Sonoro Energy Ltd. has announced that drilling has begun at its LG-1 Up-dip appraisal well in Indonesia. Sonoro Energy reports arrival of drilling rig in West Sulawesi, Indonesia Sonoro Energy has announced that the drilling rig from PT Advanced Services Indonesia (ASI) has mobilized from Balikpapan, sailed across the Makassar Strait, and is now moored and being unloaded in the Indonesian province of West Sulawesi. Whatever happened to Indonesia's mighty oil and gas industry? Once a cornerstone of the economy, Indonesia’s oil and gas sector is in a slump, even as the country’s appetite for energy soars. Indonesia seeks Chevron, ConocoPhillips proposals in investment push Indonesia wants Chevron Corp. and ConocoPhillips to submit proposals to renew their licenses to operate oil and gas fields as the former OPEC member seeks to reverse a decline in energy investments. CNOOC announces start of production at BD gas field in Indonesia CNOOC Limited has announced that BD gas field in Indonesia has already commenced production. Jadestone Energy withdraws from Bone PSC, offshore Indonesia Jadestone Energy Inc. has announced, in line with the Company’s strategy, its withdrawal from the Bone production sharing contract offshore Indonesia, a further key step in releasing the company from non-strategic exploration assets. Eni starts production from Jangkrik Project, offshore Indonesia Eni has started gas production from the Jangkrik Development Project, in deep water offshore Indonesia, ahead of schedule. The project comprises the gas fields Jangkrik and Jangkrik North East, located in the Muara Bakau block, Kutei basin, in the deep water of Makassar Strait. Former OPEC member's Byzantine rules seen shooing away explorers Red tape, rising costs and declining crude prices are throttling exploration in Indonesia, the former OPEC member that now produces less oil than it uses.