Asia Pacific

Highlights , Field Development , Emerging Plays , Drilling

E&P: September 2020 International Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world featured in the September issue of E&P including plans to drill and test a play offshore the U.K. originally discovered by ConocoPhillips in 1982.

September 16, 2020

Markets , Crude Oil

IEA: Except for China, Oil Demand Recovery Slow for Rest of 2020

China’s COVID recovery has pushed its economy but the rest of the world lags.

September 15, 2020

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Midstream

US LNG Exports Rise from Coronavirus Lows as Global Gas Prices Soar

Several U.S. LNG export plants stepped up to supply more of the super-cooled fuel even though Cameron LNG's facility in Louisiana remains shut due to lingering power problems after Hurricane Laura.

September 11, 2020

Field Development

CNOOC Begins Production at Nanbao 32-2 Oil Field in China’s Bohai Bay

Peak production of about 1,800 barrels of crude oil per day is expected in 2021.

September 11, 2020

Crude Oil , Trade , International

Early Data Indicates Strong Month of US Crude Buying by China

Tentative U.S. crude cargo departures towards China currently sits at 840,000 bbl/d for the month, the second highest volume on record, according to data intelligence firm Kpler.

September 9, 2020


China’s Energy Giants Tiptoe Into Renewables

The tentative plans laid out by PetroChina, Sinopec and CNOOC Ltd. come as global energy majors like BP Plc prepare to spend billions on renewable energy assets to stay relevant in a low-carbon future.

September 3, 2020

Field Development

SapuraOMV Brings SK408 Fully Onstream with Bakong Startup Offshore Malaysia

The development aims to commercialize the gas reserves from Gorek, Larak and Bakong fields to help meet Asia's growing gas demand, according to the release.

September 3, 2020

Investment , Infrastructure , Renewables

Total, Macquarie to Develop South Korea Wind Projects

French energy group Total and Macquarie's Green Investment Group have concluded a partnership to develop five large floating offshore wind projects in South Korea, the firms said on Sept. 1.

September 1, 2020

Crude Oil

Saudi Arabia Slips to No. 3 in China Crude Supply for July

US imports rose 139% year-on-year.

August 25, 2020

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL)

Asia to Import Record LPG in 2020 as Pandemic Boosts Demand

Households in lockdown ramped up purchases for cooking; petrochemical output has increased to make protective gear.

August 19, 2020