Exploration News for East & SE Asia

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Philippines Earmarks 2 Sites For Possible Joint Oil Exploration With China
Friday, March 02, 2018 The Philippines identifies 2 areas in the South China Sea where joint exploration for oil and gas may be undertaken with China.

SK Innovation Makes Oil Discovery in South China Sea
Friday, February 23, 2018 Korean energy chemical company SK Innovation makes an oil discovery in PRMB block 17/03 in the South China Sea.

Exploration to Increase in 2018 but Investment Constraints Remain
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Exploration activity will increase in 2018, but market uncertainty and the need to manage debt levels will remain key constraints to investment.

Global Exploration Sector May Soon Return to Profit
Thursday, January 04, 2018 There are early signs that the global exploration sector may soon return to profit.

Indonesia's Upstream Sector in 'Dire' Need of Additional Investment
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 Indonesia's 'embattled' exploration and production sector is in 'dire' need of additional investment, according to BMI Research.

Petrochina Conducts Major Internal Transfer Of Oil, Gas Blocks
Friday, December 08, 2017 PetroChina conducts its first major internal transfer of mining rights between subsidiaries to allow those with mature fields to look for oil and gas in under-developed regions.

China To Auction Five Oil, Gas Blocks In Xinjiang In Reform Push
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 China is putting out for auction 5 oil and gas blocks in the remote northwest Xinjiang region to domestic investors.

CNPC Reports New Oil Field Discovery In Western China - Xinhua
Friday, December 01, 2017 China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) discovers a new oil field, according to the official Xinhua News agency.

Sources: India ONGC Strikes 'Good' Offshore Oil, Gas Find
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 ONGC's latest discovery is estimated to hold in-place reserves of about 20 million tonnes.

CNPC, Guangdong Sign Strategic Deal On S. China Sea Methane Hydrate
Monday, August 28, 2017 CNPC said the trial prospecting of the deep-sea gas resource, also known as 'flammable ice', will be in the Shenhu area of the South China Sea.

Cambodia, KrisEnergy Sign Deal To Develop Offshore Oil Field
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Cambodia signs an agreement with Singapore-listed KrisEnergy Ltd to develop an offshore oil field.

Local Media: Local Firm Wins Shale Gas Block Auction In China's Guizhou
Friday, August 18, 2017 A local firm on Friday won the right to explore and develop a shale gas block in the southwestern Chinese province.

China To Develop New Shale Gas Fields, Plans Guizhou Auction This Week
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 China plans to develop two new shale gas fields in the south of the country and open up tenders for more oil and gas exploration blocks, the Ministry of Land Resources says.

Energy Explorers Search Pakistani 'Wild Cat Areas' as Fields Dry
Sunday, August 06, 2017 Pakistan's state-owned companies are spending record amounts on energy exploration, including in areas more known for separatist insurgency, as old fields start to dry up.

Repsol Says Drilling Suspended On Vietnam Oil Block Disputed By China
Wednesday, August 02, 2017 Repsol says it had suspended oil drilling in a block off Vietnam, where the prospecting in South China Sea waters claimed by China had infuriated Beijing and brought Chinese pressure on Vietnam to stop.

China Urges Halt To Oil Drilling In Disputed South China Sea
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 China's Foreign Ministry has urged a halt to oil drilling in a disputed part of the South China Sea.

BP, Reliance to Revive India Investments After Eight Years
Thursday, June 15, 2017 BP and Reliance Industries will invest as much as $6 billion to restart work in Indian oil and gas blocks after eight years.

Empyrean: 3D Seismic Commences On Offshore China Block
Friday, June 09, 2017 Empyrean Energy plc reveals that a 3D seismic survey has commenced on its 100% owned Block 29/11, offshore China.

China's CNOOC Tenders 10 Coal Bed Methane Blocks
Friday, April 21, 2017 CNOOC issued a tender offering domestic and foreign companies to bid for 10 coal bed methane blocks in the country.

Petronas Pitches $1B Offshore Gas Project Stake To Oil Firms
Monday, April 10, 2017 Petronas has pitched an estimated $1 billion stake in a prized upstream local gas project to potential bidders including Royal Dutch Shell and ExxonMobil Corp.