Woodside launches new drilling campaign offshore Myanmar

PERTH, Australia – Woodside Energy has started a three-well exploration drilling campaign offshore Myanmar. Wells will be drilled in blocks A-7, AD-1, and AD-8. Elsewhere, the VLCC oil tanker that will be converted to an FPSO for Woodside’s Sangomar oil project offshore Senegal has been cleaned out, and the vessel is preparing to depart for […]

The Land Rush in Myanmar

After decades of military rule, Myanmar at last has a democratically elected government. Longtime opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party took charge in March, with her ally Htin Kyaw becoming president and the Nobel laureate herself serving as foreign affairs minister. In response, the U.S. last month announced a partial rollback of economic sanctions […]