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05.06.2014 Vietnam says China attacking ships near oil rig

Vietnam says Chinese ships protecting a controversial oil rig in the South China Sea continue to attack Vietnamese ships on a daily basis, the Voice of America reported on June 4.

27.05.2014 Chinese COSL continues oil exploration in disputed waters

China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) completed the first phase of oil drilling and exploration off Zhongjian Island of the country's Xisha Islands on May 27, Xinhua has reported, citing a statement from COSL.

12.05.2014 China says Vietnam harasses oil rig

Beijing demanded on May 8 that Hanoi cease its harassing actions against a Chinese oil rig in waters off an island in the South China Sea and called for dialogue to end the conflict, China Daily reported on May 9.

26.03.2014 India’s ONGC, Russia's Rosneft may join forces on oil flows

Rosneft (ROSN.MM), the world's top listed oil producer by output, may join forces with Indian state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC.NS) to supply oil to India over the long term, the Russian state-controlled company said on March 25, Reuters has reported.

17.03.2014 Two Vietnam power plants shut after gas leak

Two power plants in southern Vietnam were shut down at the weekend due to a leaking valve on a gas pipeline, state-run Voice of Vietnam radio said on March 17, Reuters has reported.

05.03.2014 Petrovietnam to buy oil from Azerbaijan

Vietnam Oil & Gas Group (Petrovietnam) will buy up to 3.5 million barrels of Azerbaijani oil in 2014 from the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), the Wall Street Journal reported with the reference to Petrovietnam's statement, Trend said on March 4.

24.02.2014 Vietnam increases gasoline prices

The domestic prices of gasoline were increased by VND300 per liter on February 21 after authorities approved the move, saying the hike was necessary following global price fluctuations, Vietnam’s Thanh Nien has reported.

05.02.2014 UK Premier Oil's chief executive resigns

The chief executive of Britain's Premier Oil, Simon Lockett, will step down after nine years in the role, the company said on February 4, sending its shares up 9 percent, Reuters has reported.

30.01.2014 Pan Pacific, Talisman spud offshore Vietnam exploration well

Pan Pacific Petroleum (ASX: PPP) has advised that operator Talisman Energy (TSE: TLM) has spudded the 07/03-CD-1X exploration well offshore Vietnam, Proactiveinvestors reported on January 30.

16.12.2013 Murmanskaya Rig Starts Drilling Offshore Vietnam

The jack-up rig Murmanskaya, which belongs to the Russian Arktikmorneftegazrazvedka (a subsidiary of Zarubezhneft) has begun drilling the exploration well VN-25 at the White Tiger deposit offshore Vietnam.