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Exploration Asia

PETRONAS Launches Malaysia Bid Round, 2021

At, a virtual event held on 26 February 2021, with over 250 potential and existing investors, PETRONAS successfully launched the annual Malaysia Bid Round (MBR) 2021, with a total of 13 offshore exploration blocks on offer.

Exploration Asia

Unlocking Hydrocarbon Potential in South East Asia

Geological fieldwork is important to help us gain a better understanding of the hydrocarbon development and potential productivity of the offshore Natuna basins of the South China Sea.

Exploration Asia

India: Returning to the Mumbai High

In late 2020, ONGC completed BS-17-1 on the Mumbai High as an oil, gas and condensate discovery in the West of Bassein Mining Lease. This discovery is a satellite to the Panna and Mukta fields.

Hot Spot Asia

Bangladesh Upstream: Delayed but Not Out

Bangladesh is geologically well positioned to pursue a strategy fuelled by natural gas, but the international Covid situation is causing continued delays; namely to the 2020 licensing round. This Hot Spot is brought to you in association with NVentures.

Exploration Asia

Gas Discovery Offshore Vietnam

Eni, with partner Essar E&P, has appraised a large gas find with the Ken Bau-2X well in Block 114 of the Song Hong Basin, offshore Vietnam.

Country Profile Asia

Oil and Gas Exploration in The Philippines

Although the Philippines remains very much underexplored, working petroleum systems, proven hydrocarbon accumulations and an energy hungry economy suggest a promising future for oil and gas exploration and production in the region.

Editorials Asia

India’s CO2 Emissions Fall

According to the environmental website CarbonBrief, India’s CO2 emissions have fallen year-on-year for the first time in 40 years, showing a drop of about 1% in the fiscal year ending in March 2020.