Oil and gas resources

Off-shore oil and gas exploration and extraction

Kingdom’s oil dreams live on even after driller files for liquidation

KrisEnergy Ltd, the operator of the Apsara oil field development offshore Cambodia, has confirmed that all operations of its subsidiary in Cambodia, KrisEnergy (Cambodia) Ltd, will continue as normal, despite its parent company filing for liquidation on June 4, according to a senior official of ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-oil-dreams-live-even-after-driller-files-liquidation

Government ‘calm’ as KrisEnergy stumbles

As KrisEenergy struggles to stay afloat, reports of investor “vultures” targeting purchasing the company’s assets have appeared, while the local government remains cautiously optimistic about the conundrum, noting that operations in the Khmer Basin are still “running smoothly”. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50845534/government-calm-as-krisenergy-stumbles/

KrisEnergy approaches end of the line

KrisEnergy’s oil production dreams in the Khmer Basin appear to be dead in the water after the oil and gas company revealed it was not able to form a viable debt restructuring plan and will lose its revolving line of credit from Singapore-based DBS Bank. ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50842923/krisenergy-approaches-end-of-the-line/

Indebted oil company reports lower-than-expected oil at Cambodian block

KrisEnergy has warned that its current production rate at Cambodia’s Apsara offshore oil block has yielded only around half the company’s projected peak rate, and it has extended debt repayment deadlines and brought in an engineering firm to assess the situation amid “material uncertainty ...

Danielle Keeton-Olsen
https://vodenglish.news/indebted-oil-company-reports-lower-than-expected-oil-at-cambodian-block/

Cambodia hoping to produce oil this year, despite global slump

As the global price of oil craters amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Singapore-based KrisEnergy Ltd remains on track to extract the first drop of oil in the first half of this year, said a Ministry of Mines and Energy senior official. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-hoping-produce-oil-year-despite-global-slump

Oil deal expected with Canadian firm

The government and Canadian firm EnerCam Co will soon sign an oil exploration agreement for Block VIII in Preah Sihanouk province, a senior official at the General Department of Petroleum said on Monday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/oil-deal-expected-canadian-firm

KrisEnergy to sell Vietnam oil block and focus on diversion to Cambodia field

Singaporean oil and gas company KrisEnergy has decided to give up one of its oil exploration blocks in Vietnam to focus on its operations in Cambodia. ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50692143/krisenergy-to-sell-vietnam-oil-block-and-focus-on-diversion-to-cambodia-field

Chinese company granted licence to explore Block D

Chinese-owned Cambodian Resources Energy Development Co Ltd has been granted a three-year exploration licence in the Gulf of Thailand’s Block D, off the coast of Cambodia, a senior official at the General Department of Petroleum told The Post on Thursday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-company-granted-licence-explore-block-d

Black gold on the horizon

The Ministry of Mines and Energy signed  a petroleum agreement with Cambodia Resources Energy Development Co on exploration of the offshore Block D oilfield. “Signing the agreement allows the company to conduct studies and search for oil in Block D,” Cheap Sour, director-general of Petroleum ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50690818/black-gold-on-the-horizon

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 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

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

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

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

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

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