http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Oil and gas in the capitals http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/may-2018/columns/oil-and-gas-in-the-capitals On April 3, Vietnamese state firm, PetroVietnam, issued the following and unusually blunt statement on its website: “The East Sea is forecast to continue to have uncertainty this year...affecting the company’s efforts to attract foreign investors to invest in its open offshore fields.” Santos announces sale of non-core Asian assets http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/3/santos-announces-sale-of-non-core-asian-assets Santos today announced the sale of its non-core Asian portfolio to Ophir Energy plc (Ophir) for $221 million. Mubadala Petroleum reaches FID for Pegaga gas field, offshore Malaysia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/23/mubadala-petroleum-reaches-fid-for-pegaga-gas-field-offshore-malaysia Mubadala Petroleum and its partners PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS Carigali) and Sarawak Shell Berhad have reached the Final Investment Decision for the Pegaga gas field development in Block SK 320, offshore Malaysia. The project will now proceed to the construction and installation stage. International Petroleum Corp. provides update of Canadian acquisition, Malaysia operations http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/2/international-petroleum-corp-provides-update-of-canadian-acquisition-malaysia-operations International Petroleum Corp. has provided corporate updates on the previously announced acquisition in Canada and on activities in Malaysia. TechnipFMC awarded subsea contract offshore Sabah, Malaysia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/6/technipfmc-awarded-subsea-contract-offshore-sabah-malaysia TechnipFMC has been awarded a subsea contract by Murphy Sabah Oil for the Phase 1A Block H Gas Development Project. The project is located in offshore Sabah, Malaysia at a water depth of approximately 1,300 m. Reservoir Link, Archer alliance yields contract award for ROC Oil in Southeast Asia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/17/reservoir-link-archer-alliance-yields-contract-award-for-roc-oil-in-southeast-asia Reservoir Link, the well intervention and perforating solutions provider, has been awarded a contract to deliver annulus wash and cementing assurance (AWCA) equipment and services with Archer, the global oilfield services company, to ROC Oil (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd (ROC Oil) in Southeast Asia. Maersk semisubmersible awarded contract in Malaysia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/10/maersk-semisubmersible-awarded-contract-in-malaysia The semisubmersible Maersk Deliverer has been awarded a contract in Southeast Asia by Total EandP Malaysia. Maersk Drilling reactivates semisubmersible for Southeast Asian market http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/5/maersk-drilling-reactivates-semisubmersible-for-southeast-asian-market Semisubmersible Maersk Deliverer has been awarded a new contract by JX Nippon with an estimated duration of 30 days. Schlumberger completes multi-purpose vessel seismic acquisition survey in Malaysia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/24/schlumberger-completes-multi-purpose-vessel-seismic-acquisition-survey-in-malaysia Schlumberger has announced that WesternGeco has completed a hybrid seismic acquisition survey using their newly deployed multi-purpose vessel (MPV)—a first in the industry. If Petronas can't beat U.S. LNG suppliers, it may join them http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/27/if-petronas-cant-beat-us-lng-suppliers-it-may-join-them Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd has pulled the plug on its $27-billion plan to ship liquefied natural gas from Canada’s west coast to Asia, losing out to U.S. suppliers who got to market first. Well, if it can’t beat them, it may still join them.