January 03, 2023
Indonesia Approves First Phase of Key Offshore Gas Development
By Sebastian Strangio
Despite lying within the country's EEZ, the Tuna offshore oil and gas block lies within China's "nine-dash line" South China Sea claim.
October 12, 2020
Why the Philippines Needs to Establish a Sovereign Wealth Fund
By Mark Manantan, Emerson M. Sanchez and Jayson S. Lamchek
The country needs to ensure that its bounty of offshore wealth benefits the people, not just a privileged elite.
November 16, 2017
Will China Scuttle ExxonMobil’s South China Sea Gas Project With Vietnam?
By Gary Sands
A planned investment in the Blue Whale field could make the U.S. energy giant the next target of Chinese threats.
February 11, 2015
China Unveils Major South China Sea Gas Find
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Large yields may further fuel resource extraction efforts in contentious waters.