Block A oil on track
Last month’s purchase by Singapore-listed KrisEnergy of a 42.75 percent working interest in the Block A offshore energy concession made them a majority owner in the project, with an overwhelming control of 95 percent of the stakes. This acquisition is expected to accelerate the development ...
PetroVietnam Suspends Kompong Thom Operation
Low oil prices and internal management changes have forced PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP), a member of the state-owned Vietnam Oil and Gas Group, to suspend its operations in Kompong Thom, a senior official with the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) said yesterday. ...
KrisEnergy formally takes over as operator of Cambodia's offshore Block A
Singapore-based KrisEnergy Ltd. (KrisEnergy or the Company), an independent upstream oil and gas company, referred to the announcement dated Aug. 11 in relation to the acquisition of the entire issued and paid up share capital of Chevron Overseas Petroleum (Cambodia) Limited (COPCL) and announces the ...
Rigzone News Staff
Offshore Block A provides buzz to Cambodia's petroleum industry
Recent events, triggered by Singapore-based KrisEnergy Ltd.’s acquisition of Chevron Corp.’s entire stake in Cambodia’s Block A in the Gulf of Thailand, may possibly end the stalemate to develop the country’s only oil discovery to date. The prospect has also rekindled hopes in Cambodia to ...
Cheang Chee Yew
Oil and gas giant Chevron rotates local personnel
After two and a half years, Chevron’s Cambodia country manager, Steve Glick, will move on from his position in what the oil and gas giant called a routine rotation, according to a statement released yesterday. Glick, who came to the job in 2011, will be “taking ...
Daniel de Carteret and May Kunmakara
Bangchak plans petrol stations in Cambodia
Bangchak Petroleum, a majority state-owned oil refiner and retailer in Thailand, said it wants to open five petrol stations in Cambodia, with the first station opening in 2014, the Bangkok Post reported last week. Tui Rutten, president of the Thai Business Council of Cambodia did not ...
PTT to conduct feasibility study in Cambodia: report
PTT, Thailand’s largest oil and gas conglomerate said it plans to conduct a feasibility study on petrochemical and oil refinery projects in three ASEAN countries – Cambodia, Indonesia and Myanmar, according to Dow Jones Newswires. Pailin Chuchottaworn, PTT chief executive said, however, that Indonesia and Myanmar ...
Cambodia - Next Oil and Natural Gas Frontier?
U.S. and Japanese companies are interested in prospecting for oil and natural gas in Cambodia. According to Phai Siphan, state secretary and spokesman of the Council of Ministers Office, in the provinces of Preah Vihear, Siemreab, and Kampong Thom there are 17 oil blocs covering ...
Cambodia calls for talks with Thailand on disputed oil and gas zone
Cambodia called Tuesday for the newly elected Thai government to resume talks on resolving claims to a 27,000-square-kilometre stretch of seabed considered rich in oil and gas. The Cambodian National Petroleum Authority, a government body, said it had ‘a firm commitment to finding an equitable ...
Chevron talks oil production
Chevron Overseas Petroleum (Cambodia) has been actively exploring Cambodia’s offshore Block A, and applied for a permit to begin extraction from government authorities. Yesterday, The Post caught up with its President Steve Glick, who has been in his present role in Phnom Penh for about ...