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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.

China's Sinopec Plans Shale Gas Research Base
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 China's Sinopec Corp starts building a base for research into shale gas near its largest commercial discovery of the fuel, an industry website reports.

Philippines Needs China Ties Clarity To Lift S China Sea Exploration Halt
Monday, February 27, 2017 The Philippines is waiting for clarity on its relations with China before lifting a suspension on exploration in disputed areas in the South China Sea.

India Awards 31 Oil And Gas Blocks
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 India approves the award of operating licenses for 31 small oil and gas fields.

Petro Matad Progresses Mongolian Drilling Program
Friday, January 27, 2017 In preparation for its drilling program in Mongolia's Blocks IV and V, which is expected to commence in mid-2017, Petro Matad Limited has issued a tender for a drilling rig and related services.

China To Tender More Xinjiang Oil, Gas Blocks To Non-State Firms
Monday, January 23, 2017 China will auction about 30 oil and gas blocks in the northwestern region of Xinjiang this year to investors outside the top state energy firms, state media reported.

Lion: AMT-1 Well Abandoned After Stuck Drill Pipe Incident
Friday, January 20, 2017 Lion Energy Limited reports that the Indonesian Amanah Timur discovery well (AMT-1) has been plugged and abandoned following unsuccessful attempts to free a stuck drill pipe.

CNOOC to Drill 126 Exploration Wells in 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017 CNOOC Limited will drill 126 exploration wells and acquire approximately 5,000 square miles of 3D seismic data in 2017, according to its latest business strategy and development plan.

Hydrocarbons Encountered at Te Giac Trang Field Offshore Vietnam
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Soco International plc announced Tuesday that 2 infill development wells on the Te Giac Trang field, in Block 16-1 offshore southeast Vietnam, have encountered hydrocarbons.