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McDermott completes first of two offshore campaigns for Reliance KG-D6 R cluster project

McDermott International, Inc., has announced it has completed the first of two offshore campaigns for Reliance Industries Ltd. KG-D6 R-Cluster subsea field development, in the Krishna Godavari basin, located off the East Coast of India.

TechnipFMC awarded significant subsea contracts in India

TechnipFMC has been awarded significant subsea contracts by Reliance Industries Limited for the MJ1 field located in deep water offshore India in the Krishna Godavari basin.

ONGC moves 35 drilling rigs ahead of Indian monsoon season

India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has moved a record high 35 offshore drilling rigs to new locations ahead of the Indian monsoon season.

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.

IEA: Asia demand set to power global gas growth over the next five years

After another record year, global demand for natural gas is set to keep growing over the next five years, driven by strong consumption in fast-growing Asian economies and supported by the continued development of the international gas trade.

Expro awarded significant contract in India

Expro, has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract for Hindustan Oil Exploration Company Ltd. (HOEC) in Mumbai, India.

Sercel delivers five 508XT acquisition systems to ONGC in India

Sercel has announced the successful delivery of five of its state-of-the-art 508XT seismic acquisition systems to India’s national oil company, ONGC.

World's dirtiest air needs infusion of natural gas

One of the biggest challenges facing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he begins his second term is ensuring clean air in a country that’s home to some of the most polluted cities in the world.

InterMoor wins mooring installation contract from COOEC

InterMoor, a leading provider of mooring services, foundation solutions and offshore installations in subsea services group Acteon, has signed a contract with COOEC, a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), to install deepwater mooring systems for the Liuhua 16-2 and Lingshui 17-2 floating production facilities in the South China Sea.

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.

BMT secures new contract with Shell’s platforms offshore Malaysia

Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Ltd., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, has signed an offshore Master Service Agreement (MSA) with BMT.

Reliance rebukes reports of inappropriate payments for Venezuela oil

Claims of Reliance Industries Ltd.'s purchases of crude oil from Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, PDVSA, for payment in cash to third parties are false, according to the company.

ONGC places India on world map of heavy oil polymer flooding

Significant oil recovery has been obtained by a pilot in ONGC Becharji heavy oil field in North Gujarat, which was first put on production in July 1988.

Premier Oil has sold its Pakistan business for $65.6 million

Premier is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Premier Oil Pakistan Holdings BV, which comprises Premier’s Pakistan business, to Al-Haj Energy Ltd.

Vedanta Limited reports oil discovery in India's Krishna-Godavari basin

Vedanta Limited has notified the Management Committee, Directorate General of Hydrocarbons and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas of an Oil Discovery in the second exploratory well H2, located in the block KG-OSN-2009/3, Krishna-Godavari basin, East Coast of India.

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.

WoodMac: India commissions first east coast LNG terminal

India's first east coast regas project, Ennore LNG terminal, has been commissioned by Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL).

Asia remained top U.S. oil buyer in 2018 despite China trade row

Asia more than doubled its intake of American crude oil last year even as Beijing and Washington were embroiled in a bitter trade war.

Xodus strengthens Perth workforce after successful year

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has grown its team in Perth by almost 50% after a batch of new contract wins in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region over the last twelve months.

Venezuelan oil finds home in India as U.S. shuns shipments

India is feasting on Venezuelan oil, after the U.S. imposed a de facto ban on crude imports from the Latin American nation.