WorldOil Will Asia-Pacific's OandG sector join the global recovery in 2019? The need to fill new and old gas infrastructure will see the drilling of exciting offshore prospects across Australia, Brunei, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan and Papua New Guinea. McDermott signs up Aqualis Offshore Aqualis Offshore has entered into a master services agreement with McDermott Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd to provide engineering reviews and marine warranty services for the company’s offshore operations in the Asia Pacific region. Total announces positive appraisal of A6 Block discovery, offshore Myanmar Total announces a successful appraisal of the A6 Block, Shwe Yee Htun-2 discovery, offshore Myanmar, completing a major step towards confirming a commercial project. The well was drilled to a final depth of 4,820 m and encountered 40 m of net gas pay in a high-quality reservoir. POSCO DAEWOO Corp. selects McDermott and BHGE for Myanmar development McDermott International, Inc. and Baker Hughes, a GE company, announced the award of a contract by POSCO DAEWOO Corp. for phase two of the Shwe gas field development offshore Western Myanmar. Woodside strikes gas for the third time in Myanmar Woodside has advised that the Pyi Thit-1 exploration well in Block A-6 in the Southern Rakhine basin, located offshore Myanmar, has intersected a gross gas column of approximately 65 m. A net gas pay interval of approximately 36 m has been interpreted within the primary target sandstone reservoir. Total brings Badamyar gas project on stream in Myanmar Total has started up production from the Badamyar project, located offshore 220 km south of Yangon in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The project will enable an extension of the Yadana gas field’s 8 billion cu m per year production plateau beyond 2020. Asia-Pacific’s upstream holds MandA opportunities worth $40 billion Asia-Pacific's upstream sector holds up to $40 billion worth of opportunities in 2017 as oil majors continue to divest mature and mid-life assets in the region, according to a research by Wood Mackenzie. Woodside in second gas discovery offshore Myanmar Woodside’s Thalin-1A exploration well in Block AD-7, in the Rakhine basin, has intersected a gross gas column of approximately 64 m. Interra completes drilling of well in Myanmar's Yenangyaung field Interra Resources Limited, and its JV entity Goldpetrol Joint Operating Company Inc., has completed drilling development well YNG 3270 in Yenangyaung oil field in Myanmar. Polarcus sets record with largest man-made moving object on earth Polarcus is in the process of acquiring an ultra-wide 3D marine seismic project offshore Myanmar.