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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.

Exploration Asia

Oil and Gas Exploration Challenges in South East Asia

South East Asian oil and gas explorers started 2020 with new licensing rounds and extensive exploration drilling and seismic programmes planned but the current economically challenging conditions created by Covid-19 is likely to extend, delay or temporarily suspend these activities.

Exploration Asia

Timor-Leste: 2nd Oil and Gas Licensing Round

In October 2019 the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (East Timor) launched the county’s second licensing round, releasing a total of 18 new blocks for public tender, covering a large percentage of the total on and offshore area of the country.