Asia Pacific

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 2, 2020)

Powder River Basin Niobrara Shale well completed by EOG Resources in Wyoming’s Converse County plus LLOG Exploration’s results from a U.S. Gulf of Mexico discovery top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 2, 2020


Schlumberger Introduces Symphony Live Downhole Reservoir Testing

The technology platform enables well-testing control to deliver real-time downhole measurements.

July 1, 2020


CNOOC Makes Oil, Gas Discovery in South China Sea

The discovery well HZ26-6-1 was drilled and completed at a depth of 4,276 m and encountered oil and gas pay zones.

June 29, 2020

Crude Oil

China’s Saudi Oil Imports Surge in May to All-time High

In May, Chinese refineries received their first crude cargo from the U.S. since November, of around 550,000 tonnes, the customs data released late on June 25 showed.

June 26, 2020

Crude Oil , International

Oil Steady After Navarro Walks Back Market-Jolting Comments

Trump insists the trade deal with China is intact after the trader adviser said it was ‘over.’

June 23, 2020

Exploration & Production , International

China Targets Rise in Oil, Natural Gas Output this Year

Despite price collapse, China is pursuing energy security.

June 22, 2020


TGS Commences Seismic Data Project Offshore Timor-Leste

TGS, a leading provider of multi-client geoscience data for E&P companies, said June 17 that in collaboration with the ANPM, it has commenced a 2Dcubed  seismic data project covering offshore Timor-Leste, in support of the country’s ongoing license round.

June 17, 2020


Caterpillar Oil & Gas Introduces First Gas Engine Produced in China

Caterpillar Oil & Gas on June 11 introduced Cat G3520J, the first gas engine manufactured at Caterpillar China Tianjin Ltd. (CTL) for oil and gas applications.

June 12, 2020


Deep Down Receives Subsea Orders Totaling Approximately $2 Million

Deep Down Inc., a specialist in subsea oil and gas production control equipment and services, has received material orders from two customers totaling approximately $2 million on June 9.

June 10, 2020

Crude Oil , Shale Plays

Opinion: Saudi Crude Price Hike Throws Asian Lifeline to US Shale

Outside of China, the consumption recovery is weak and refiners continue to struggle.

June 9, 2020