The upstream segment contracts in Asia-Pacific registered a decrease of 1% with 67 contracts in April 2022, when compared with the previous month’s total of 68 contracts, according to GlobalData’s oil and gas contracts database.

A total of 67 contracts were registered in the upstream segment of Asia-Pacific during the month, when compared with the last 12-month moving average of 57 contracts.


In terms of the number of contracts in Asia-Pacific, the upstream segment contributed the most with 67 contracts in April 2022, followed by midstream and petrochemicals segments with 34 and 17 contracts, respectively.


Contract award activity in Asia-Pacific’s upstream segment during April 2022

In April 2022, China led the activity with 32 contracts and a 48% share of the upstream oil and gas contracts in Asia-Pacific. It saw a decrease of 27% over the previous month’s total of 44 contracts and an increase of 60% when compared with the last 12 month-average of 20 contracts in China.

In second place was Australia with 10 contracts and a 15% share, followed by India with six contracts and a 9% share.

Based on 12-month moving average of the contracts in the upstream segment of Asia-Pacific, China took the top spot with 21 contracts, followed by Australia and Malaysia with 12 and eight contracts, respectively.

Contracts by scope of work in Asia-Pacific’s upstream segment during April 2022

During the month, the majority of upstream segment contracts awarded in the Asia-Pacific were in the procurement with 31 contracts, followed by operations & maintenance and design & engineering with 24 and nine contracts, respectively.

Methodology

All publicly announced contracts are included in this analysis, which is drawn from GlobalData’s oil and gas contracts database that provides insights into awarded and expired contracts globally.

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