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Hot Spot Asia

Progress in Pakistan

Hydrocarbon success in the hinterland of Pakistan’s major fold and thrust belts.

Editorials Asia

Will China Shale Gas Attract?

A 2013 US EIA study estimated China held the world’s largest shale gas resources at over 1,160 Tcf. However, due to high exploration and production costs the sector has not met its growth expectations.

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.