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Interra Resources spuds first Indonesian well

Interra Resources has started drilling its first onshore well in Kuala Pambuang (KP-1), southern Central Kalimantan, following the successful completion of feasibility and technical data studies.

Betting on $100 oil, Indonesian driller plans to triple output

Medco’s strategy is based on the view that a dearth of exploration and strong aviation and petrochemical demand will push crude prices above $100/bbl in a decade or so.

ADNOC and Petramina expand partnership exploring new upstream, downstream opportunities

ADNOC and Petramina signed a Comprehensive Strategic Framework to explore opportunities for collaboration across the oil and gas value chain in the United Arab Emirates, Indonesia and globally.

Inpex submits revised POD for Indonesia's Abadi LNG project

Inpex Corp. has announced that through its subsidiary Inpex Masela, Ltd, it has submitted to Indonesian government authorities (the authorities) a revised Plan of Development (POD) for the Abadi LNG Project.

Inpex agrees on framework for $20-billion Indonesian LNG project

Japan’s Inpex Corp. agreed on a framework with Indonesia for the $20-billion Abadi liquefied natural gas project, a key step toward reaching final investment for one of the world’s biggest export ventures.

Frames to supply hydraulic control systems for Merakes field tie-back

Oil and gas process equipment supplier, Frames, has been awarded a contract to supply TechnipFMC with the hydraulic control systems for subsea wells and subsea isolation valves in Eni's Merakes field tie-back to the existing Jangkrik Floating Production Unit in offshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

TechnipFMC awarded sizeable EPCI contract for Eni Merakes field, offshore Indonesia

TechnipFMC has been awarded a large integrated engineering, procurement, construction, transportation and installation (iEPCI) contract by Eni for the Merakes project, located offshore Balikpapan Indonesia, at a water depth of approximately 4,921 ft (1,500 m).

Conrad Petroleum gets approval for Mako development plan, offshore Indonesia

Conrad Petroleum Limited, the operator of Duyung PSC, announced that its development plan for the Mako gas field has been approved by Indonesia’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

Repsol makes significant gas discovery in Indonesia

SKK Migas has confirmed a gas discovery at the Repsol-operated Sakakemang PSC, onshore Central Sumatra, Indonesia, according to Wood Mackenzie's research director Andrew Harwood.

New powerhouse sees plays “taking off” in 2019

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

As it prepares to set up shop in Oklahoma’s flagship shale plays, Encana Corp. is experiencing a measure of deja vu.

Eni reports Merakes East gas discovery, offshore Indonesia

Eni successfully drilled and tested the Merakes East prospect in East Sepinggan block, offshore Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Eni approves the investment plan for Merakes development project in Indonesia

Eni will start with the execution of the Merakes development project in Indonesia following the approval received by the Minister of Energy of Indonesia and the authorization for the investment plan sanctioned by the company’s board of directors.

Ampelmann inks two new contracts in Asia Pacific

Dutch multinational Ampelmann has secured two new contracts in the Asia Pacific region. Two A-type systems have made their way to India and Indonesia, respectively, and will enable both short- and long-term Walk to Work (W2W) operations.

Santos completes sale of non-core Asian assets

Santos announced in May 2018 the sale of its non-core Asian portfolio to Ophir Energy plc. Santos has advised that completion of the sale of the producing assets has occurred.

Oil and gas in the capitals

Jeff Moore, Contributing Editor

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

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

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

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

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

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.