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  • 29 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    CNOOC Limited has made what it claims to be a significant oil and gas discovery of Huizhou 26-6 in the Eastern South China Sea.

  • 21 September 2016
    Project & Tenders

    CNOOC Limited has started production from the Enping 18-1 oilfield in the South China Sea.  The Enping 18-1 is an independent oilfield in which CNOOC holds 100% interest and acts as the operator. The oilfield is located in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South China Sea with an average water depth of approximately 90 […]

  • 12 July 2016

    By Anthony Deutsch and Ben Blanchard AMSTERDAM/BEIJING (Reuters) – An arbitration court ruled on Tuesday that China has no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and has breached the Philippines’ sovereign rights with its actions, infuriating Beijing which dismissed the case as a farce. A defiant China, which boycotted the hearings […]

  • 21 September 2009

    Piracy in the South China Sea has hit a five-year high, an international monitoring agency has said. According to the ReCAAP monitoring centre, there have been 10 reports of sea attacks so far this year, compared to the previous high of nine in 2005. Tankers and large container ships are most vulnerable to pirate attacks, […]

  • 25 February 2016

    China has issued a tender offering eighteen offshore blocks for exploration to foreign companies with half of those located in the Pearl River Mouth basin, in the South China Sea. The blocks cover an area of 52,257 km2 and are are available for cooperation between the national oil company CNOOC and foreign oil companies. Out of […]

  • 18 May 2018

    CNOOC has signed two production sharing contracts with Husky Oil Operations for two blocks located in the South China Sea.

  • 11 June 2015

    An LPG tanker disappeared in the South China Sea after issuing a distress signal some 200 miles off Vietnam on June 10, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency reports. The last AIS recorded on June 8 placed the 1991-built Teknogas in a position 12 37N 109 34E, some six nautical miles off the coast of Vietnam. The 4.239cbm LPG tanker […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Project & Tenders

    CNOOC Limited has made a mid-sized new discovery Lufeng14-4 in the Eastern South China Sea. The Lufeng14-4 structure is located in Lufeng Sag in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South China Sea with an average water depth of 145 meters. The discovery well Lufeng14-4-1 was drilled and completed at a depth of 4,098 […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Chinese oil, shipping, telecom, dredging, and offshore drilling companies are facing a threat of U.S. sanctions if a South China Sea bill introduced last Thursday by several U.S. senators is enacted.

  • 6 January 2015

    China’s CNOOC informed it has made a mid-to-large sized natural gas discovery Lingshui 25-1 on the independent deepwater exploration.

  • 23 September 2009

    South China Sea piracy hits five year high with at least ten reported attacks this year, so far. More reported cases are still being verified, says a ReCAAP (regional cooperation agreement on combating piracy and armed robbery against ships) spokesperson to the news agency AFP. The 10th case took place on September 19 and involves […]

  • 17 July 2014

    Chinese CNOOC is said to be studying the possibility of an FLNG vessel that would be built for gas production in South China Sea. The multi-billion dollar project was not announced publicly, but CNOOC and other industry officials said that a pre-feasibility study was well under way, reports Reuters. The vessel would handle up to […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Three oceanauts of China’s manned submersible, the Jiaolong, are preparing for their first mission in June in South China Sea, reports. The mission is expected to begin on June 5, and to last 103 days. According to the news site, Jiaolong will carry out dives in a cold spring area to conduct biodiversity research, […]

  • 7 June 2018

    The Teras Lyza offshore liftboat capsized in the South China Sea on Tuesday, Ezion, the liftboat co-owner has informed.

  • 23 June 2016

    Due to the large volume of international maritime trade passing through the South China Sea, the European Commission said that freedom of navigation and overflight must remain in the area. As China continues constructing islands in the area, the EU expressed its concerns about the situation in the East and South China Seas, and added that the EU […]

  • 14 April 2015

    China’s massive reclamation activities have destroyed 300 hectares of coral reef systems in the South China Sea/ West Philippine Sea, leading to economic losses to coastal states valued at USD 100 million annually, the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines said in a statement. According to the DFA statement, China has also tolerated environmentally harmful fishing […]

  • 26 May 2015

    Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou proposed a joint peace initiative to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea and ease the tensions arising from China’s land reclamation project in the disputed areas, Focus Taiwan reports. President Ma proposed the South China Sea Peace Initiative during a forum in Taipei on Tuesday, saying that all sides should […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Italy’s Eni signed a new Production Sharing Contract with China’s CNOOC for the exploration of one block offshore Hainan island, in the South China Sea.

  • 8 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    China’s Jiaolong deep-sea submersible discovered iron-manganese deposits in South China Sea during its dive on Wednesday. Tongji University Professor Zhou Huaiyang said that the scientists are planning to carry out surveys to determine the age of the deposits found in, what has now been named, the “Jiaolong Seamount”. Xinhua News Agency quoted him as saying: […]

  • 7 July 2017

    Vietnam has reportedly started an offshore drilling operation in the contested waters of the South China Sea. According to BBC, Talisman Vietnam, a subsidiary of the Spanish oil company Repsol has begun exploratory works in a block also claimed by China. The company is reportedly using Odfjel Drilling’s Deep Sea Metro I drillship for the […]

  • 14 July 2016

    Following the ruling in favor of the Philippines on the increasingly hostile Chinese – Philippine dispute on their claims to the Spratly Islands, Oslo-based Xeneta said that the ruling might have a wider effect on containerized ocean freight, as some 70% of world trade shipping passes through the South China Sea. The ruling, issued by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Engineering services specialist EnerMech has won its first contract for the provision of crane personnel in Malaysia. EnerMech said that it would provide training services and supply up to 70 offshore crane operators for an undisclosed ‘major’ oil and gas operator on projects located offshore in the South China Sea. According to the company, the […]