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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.

Shell sells equity in Malaysia LNG Tiga for $750 million

Shell completes Malaysia LNG Tiga equity sale Shell Gas Holdings (Malaysia) Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, announced today that it has completed the sale of its 15% shareholding in Malaysia LNG Tiga Sdn Bhd (MLNG Tiga) to the Sarawak State Financial Secretary (SFS) for an agreed consideration of $750 million.

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.

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

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

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

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

The semisubmersible Maersk Deliverer has been awarded a contract in Southeast Asia by Total E&P Malaysia.

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

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

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.

AOGC 2017 kicks off in Kuala Lumpur, as oil and gas industry embraces new reality

The 19th edition of the Asia Oil & Gas Conference (AOGC 2017) started today in Kuala Lumpur, where more than 1,300 delegates have converged at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre to discuss issues and gain invaluable insights on the new reality of the oil and gas industry.

Bell Geospace introduces Malaysian multi-client FTG program

The multi-client FTG Program includes airborne 3D Full Tensor Gradiometry (FTG) and magnetic survey data that will be undertaken over offshore Peninsular Malaysia, Sarawak and Sabah.

ICON Engineering and ENRA Group form JV for Asian wellhead platforms, marginal facility developments

ICON Engineering Pty Ltd, headquartered in Perth, and Malaysian-based ENRA Group Berhad have announced the formation of a jointly owned incorporated Joint Venture, ENRA ICON Sdn Bhd, based in Kuala Lumpur, to target undeveloped Asian oil and gas fields using ICON’s range of minimal facility, wellhead platforms and self-installing production facilities.

Wood Group secures new contract with Hess in Malaysia

Wood Group has been awarded a five-year contract with Hess Exploration & Production Malaysia.

Petronas' PFLNG SATU reaches first gas milestone, offshore Sarawak

PETRONAS’ first floating liquefied natural gas facility, PFLNG SATU moored by SOFEC, Inc.’s external turret has achieved an industry breakthrough with the successful production of its first drop of LNG from Kanowit gas field, offshore Sarawak on Dec. 5, 2016.

Petronas reports 20,000 bopd production cut as of January

Petronas will make a voluntary adjustment to Malaysia’s crude oil production as of January, the Kuala Lumpur-based company said Wednesday.

Shell starts oil production from Malikai deepwater platform in Malaysia

Shell has started oil production from the Malikai tension leg platform (TLP), located 100-km off the coast of the Malaysian state of Sabah. Located in waters up to 500 m deep, Malikai is Shell’s second deepwater project in Malaysia, following the successful start-up of the Gumusut-Kakap platform in 2014. Malikai is expected to have a peak production of 60,000 bopd. As the company’s first TLP in the country, Malikai is an example of the strength of Shell’s global deepwater business, applying TLP expertise from decades of operations in the U.S. GOM.

PFLNG Satu produces first LNG offshore Sarawak

Petronas’ first floating liquefied natural gas facility, PFLNG SATU, achieved an industry breakthrough on Dec. 5 with the successful production of its first drop of LNG from Kanowit gas field, offshore Sarawak.