Oil & Gas

APAC Outlook’s oil and gas section covers the latest developments in the sector, from exploration and production to refining and distribution.

Our corporate stories feature profiles of companies that are driving innovation in the oil & gas sector. Featured executives from leading oil and gas firms provide an inside look at the strategies and technologies that are shaping the sector.

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Oil & Gas Corporate Stories

China’s Oil Producers up Capital Spending

Flagship oil producers in China are preparing to ramp up multi-billion dollar capital spending plans squeezed amid a Beijing probe into industry graft, offering a lift for oil services firms that suffered from belt-tightening in the first half.

By Editorial Team

Opus Offshore : Rig for Success

Opus Offshore Pte Ltd are building a new class of drilling rig that is already winning tenders worldwide.

By Editorial Team

China Studies Possibility of Floating Gas Plants

Chinese energy giant CNOOC Group is studying the possibility of building a multi-billion-dollar floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) vessel, as-yet untried technology that would likely be used to produce gas from the deep waters of the South China Sea.

By Editorial Team

Crude Oil Prices Lower in Asia, Manufacturing Hits 5-Month High

The Asian trade oil prices has slipped following healthy gains in London and New York, but losses were limited as investors were cheered by signs of recovery in China’s manufacturing sector, Business Inquirer reports.

By Editorial Team

China and Russia Sign Key Gas Agreement

Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom signed a long-awaited megadeal to supply gas to China this week, which could ease the impact of Western sanctions on the country.

By Editorial Team

PetroChina faces U.S. securities complaint

An unidentified shareholder is taking legal action in the U.S. against PetroChina and four current or former executives for allegedly violating U.S. securities laws.

By Editorial Team

Swiber Holdings : The Flow of Success

Asia Outlook profiles Swiber Holdings Limited, a Singapore-based integrated construction and support services provider to the off shore oil and gas industry.

By Editorial Team

Trelleborg Group : Ahead of the Field

Off-shore operation Trelleborg Group is a global leader in the development, manufacture and supply of polymer-engineered solutions for the off shore oil and gas industry.

By Editorial Team

APECO : Power Success

APAC Outlook profiles Asia Projects Engineering Pte Ltd (APECO), a company primarily engaged in plant engineering work and maintenance.

By Editorial Team

Sinopec buys $1.5bn stake in Angola oil field

Sinopec, also known as China Petrochemical Corporation, has agreed a deal to buy U.S. firm Marathon Oil Corporation’s stake in an Angolan oil and gas field.

By Editorial Team