WorldOil Vantage awarded annulus wash, cementing assurance in Malaysia Vantage Oilfield Solutions Sdn Bhd (Vantage) has received a work order award from Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd (Petronas Carigali) for the Provision of annulus wash and cementing assurance for Kepong-A field, Terengganu, Malaysia. Cairn, Vedanta award EOR contract to BHGE for India's Rajasthan area Baker Hughes, a GE company, has been awarded a development contract by Cairn Oil and Gas, Vedanta Limited to construct approx. 300 new wells and deploy a chemical EOR program aimed at increasing production from the Rajasthan area. New products and services Plenty-brand screw and vane pumps from SPX Flow are engineered to pump heavy viscous fluids, and are ideal for forced lubrication of rotating machinery and fuel transfer processes. U.S. oil sellers may look to India as tariff war with China escalates American oil producers may find a new friend in India as they brace for a trade war with China that could curb U.S. shipments. Law firm WFW advises OMV on €158 million disposal of Pakistani subsidiaries Watson Farley and Williams (“WFW”) has advised OMV on the completion of its sale of two wholly-owned subsidiaries comprising its upstream exploration and production business in Pakistan (“OMV Pakistan”) to Dragon Prime Hong Kong Ltd., Hong Kong, for an agreed consideration of €158 million. India has "Plan D" for Iran oil as Trump adds sanction pressure One of Iran’s biggest oil buyers said it has enough alternative sources of crude to replace any supplies cut off by U.S. sanctions on the Persian Gulf state -- even if shipments stop completely. India hunting for shorter LNG deals with import demand doubling The good news for global natural gas exporters is that India’s largest utility is hunting for new supplies to import. The bad: It’s seeking shorter deals than have been traditional in the past. State Department asks Asia to open energy trade in midst of tariff fight A U.S. State Department official called on Asia’s energy sector to open its doors to outside competition, even as tensions between Washington and Beijing escalate. Shell completes sale of stake in Thailand’s Bongkot field Shell has announced that its affiliates, Shell Integrated Gas Thailand Pte Ltd. and Thai Energy Company Ltd., have completed the sale of their 22.2222% interest in Bongkot field and adjoining acreage offshore Thailand. China and India want to buy more U.S. oil to counter OPEC Two of Asia’s largest crude buyers are considering teaming up to buy U.S. supplies and counter OPEC’s dominance in the world’s biggest oil market.