http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Oil and gas in the capitals https://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 https://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. Eni approves development plan for Merakes discovery, offshore Indonesia https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/4/18/eni-approves-development-plan-for-merakes-discovery-offshore-indonesia Eni announced the approval of a development plan for the Merakes field, offshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Add Energy, PT Synergy Engineering secure maintenance build contract for Tangguh LNG expansion https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/20/add-energy-pt-synergy-engineering-secure-maintenance-build-contract-for-tangguh-lng-expansion Add Energy, the international energy consultancy provider, in partnership with their Indonesia partner, PT Synergy Engineering, have been awarded a maintenance build contract for work on Tangguh LNG expansion project in Indonesia. EMGS enters into prefunded multi-client contract in Indonesia https://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/12/19/emgs-enters-into-prefunded-multi-client-contract-in-indonesia Reference is made to the stock exchange notification published by Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) on Nov. 16, 2017, wherein it was announced that EMGS had received Letters of Intent for two contracts under which EMGS will perform prefunded multi-client acquisitions offshore Indonesia. EMGS announces two multi-client surveys offshore Indonesia https://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/16/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 https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2017/november-2017/columns/oil-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 https://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/3/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 https://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/9/14/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? https://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/16/whatever-happened-to-indonesias-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.