Extractive Industries

Oil and gas resources

Energy officials get training on oil inspections

The Ministry of Mines and Energy yesterday provided its first-ever training to 216 provincial and ministry officials to increase their knowledge on the inspection of the Kingdom’s oil industry. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666476/energy-officials-get-training-on-oil-inspections/

First drop of oil by mid-2020, says Hun Sen

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday confirmed that Cambodia will extract the first drop of oil from the Apsara oilfield in Cambodia’s offshore Block A by mid-2020. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/first-drop-oil-mid-2020-says-hun-sen

KrisEnergy signs letter of award for Cambodia oil mini-platform

KrisEnergy (Apsara) Co Ltd signed a conditional letter of award with PT Profab for the supply of a minimum facilities wellhead “mini-platform” for the Apsara oilfield – Cambodia’s maiden oil development – its Singapore-based parent company KrisEnergy Ltd said on Wednesday. The move is a ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/krisenergy-signs-letter-award-cambodia-oil-mini-platform

Kingdom to get 25% local oil

Companies processing petroleum from Cambodia’s oilfields are required to provide a maximum of 25 per cent to meet local needs, according to a law that has been signed off by King Norodom Sihamoni on July 12. It was passed by the Senate in late June. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-get-25-local-oil

KrisEnergy starts 3D seismic survey

Singapore-based firm KrisEnergy Ltd, which operates Cambodia’s Block A offshore oil development project, has started a 3D seismic survey in the area, a company press release said on Tuesday. It announced the commencement of a 1,200sqkm survey in the offshore Cambodia Block A concession, where ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/krisenergy-starts-3d-seismic-survey

Construction of $620m oil refinery delayed

Construction of an oil refinery straddling two provinces in the South is going ahead slower than expected, with the project now scheduled for completion in 2022, the Ministry of Mines and Energy said. The first phase of the oil refinery, located on 365 square metres ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50601964/construction-of-620m-oil-refinery-delayed/

KrisEnergy set to draw first drop of oil this year

Singapore-based firm KrisEnergy Ltd, which operates Cambodia’s offshore Block A, claims it will be able to meet its schedule to extract its first drop of oil late this year. The firm has actively prepared all necessary facilities for the production, Ministry of Mines and Energy ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/krisenergy-set-draw-first-drop-oil-year

Concerns over Koh Rong Samloem petrol station

Community representatives and civil society groups have hit out at plans for a petrol station on Preah Sihanouk province’s Koh Rong Samloem, expressing concern at the environmental impact the project will have on the tourist hotspot. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/concerns-over-koh-rong-samloem-petrol-station

Angkor Gold exploring oil and gas potential in Cambodia

Cambodia-focused mineral exploration company Angkor Gold is actively pursuing oil and gas opportunities in Cambodia in addition to its current roster of mineral exploration projects. The Canadian-listed explorer has been in operation in the Asian nation since 2012, closing 10 deals with a combined value of US$19.50 million within ...

Georgia Williams
https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/energy-investing/oil-and-gas-investing/angkor-gold-exploring-potential-cambodia/

Kingdom oil development contract awarded to Keppel

Singapore-based KrisEnergy, which operates Cambodia’s offshore Block A, has awarded a $21.7 million contract to Keppel Shipyard Ltd for the Kingdom’s oil development, its press release issued on Friday said. KrisEnergy announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SJ Production Barge Ltd, has contracted Keppel Shipyard Ltd ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-oil-development-contract-awarded-keppel

KrisEnergy set to review bids for drilling services

Singapore-based firm KrisEnergy, which operates Cambodia’s offshore Block A, is now reviewing bids submitted by contractors for integrated drilling services and a facilities platform. They were submitted during the second quarter. ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/krisenergy-set-review-bids-drilling-services

Development of oilfield to continue as planned

The recent gains in the global price of oil will not affect plans for the development of the Apsara oilfield, according to a representative of the company that holds the rights to the area. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50517257/development-of-oilfield-to-continue-as-planned/

KrisEnergy to up investment plans for drawing oil next year

KrisEnergy plans to produce oil from Cambodia’s offshore Block A oil deposit next year and forecasted an investment of more than $30 million in the country this year, according to its 2017 annual report. ...

Robin Spiess
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/krisenergy-investment-plans-drawing-oil-next-year

Discussion on petroleum law resumes

With the first drop of crude oil from the Apsara oilfield expected by next year, officials gathered on Thursday to discuss the much-awaited law on petroleum. Representatives of the Ministry of Mines and Energy, the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Justice were ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50479974/discussion-on-petroleum-law-resumes/

Preliminary negotiations over Block D exploration begin

A Chinese-based oil exploration company and a Canadian partner have entered into preliminary negotiations with the government to obtain an exploration license in Block D in the Gulf of Thailand, according to a government spokesman. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/preliminary-negotiations-over-block-d-exploration-begin

Mining exploration set for region home to endangered river dolphins

Australian mining firm Medusa Mining has announced plans to begin exploration for gold, copper and oil in Kratie province’s Prek Kampi commune, about 35 kilometres west of a stretch of the Mekong River that is home to endangered river dolphins. ...

Robin Spiess and Brendan O’Byrne
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mining-exploration-set-region-home-endangered-river-dolphins

KrisEnergy seeks nod for 3D survey of Block A

Singapore’s KrisEnergy, the operator of Cambodia’s offshore Block A in the Gulf of Thailand, announced late last week that it has submitted documentation to the Ministry of Environment for a proposed 1,200-square-kilometre 3D seismic survey of its offshore tenement next year. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/krisenergy-seeks-nod-3d-survey-block

Kris says oil field tapped by 2020

Singapore’s KrisEnergy, the operator of Cambodia’s offshore Block A in the Gulf of Thailand, announced on Friday that in 24 months the Kingdom will be an oil producing nation after the firm made its final investment decision that day for extraction in the Apsara oil ...

Kali Kotoski and Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kris-says-oil-field-tapped-2020

Deal for oil field finally signed

Cambodia moved a step closer to becoming an oil-producing nation yesterday after the government finalised its long-awaited production-sharing agreement with Singapore-listed KrisEnergy to develop the country’s first oil field. ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/deal-oil-field-finally-signed

Gasoline retail prices creep up in country

Retail prices for gasoline have gradually increased by approximately 5 percent since December last year, raising concern from motorists. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5078692/gasoline-retail-prices-creep-country/

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