Myanmar Oil Wells to Use Graphene Nanochem Product

Malaysia-based Graphene Nanochem will put its latest product, GraphSolve, to the test in the field for a national oil company in Myanmar. It is a paid trial under the group’s deal with Scomi Oiltools and the product is due to be used in three wells in work due to complete in the first quarter of […]

Energy Advisor Woos Investors, But Hints at “Dark Forces”

U Soe Myint, a national energy sector advisor to the Asian Development Bank and former director general of Ministry of Energy’s Energy Planning Department, told a business seminar that more foreign investment is needed in the oil and gas sector, but they should be aware of uncertainty. He said that in addition to oil exploration, […]

AIM listed AuM applies for mineral exploration licences in Myanmar – Aurasian Minerals continues to make good progress with its south-east Asia exploration programme. The group delivered three applications for mineral exploration licences to the Myanmar Mining Authorities in December. It says: “We have since been advised by the authorities that AuM’s applications to explore for copper, gold and silver mineralization have been registered […]

UMW Wins $51-million Myanmar Contract

Malaysia-based UMW Oil & Gas Corporation Bhd’s (UMWOG) subsidiary UMW Offshore Drilling Sdn Bhd has been awarded a contract by Thailand’s PTTEP International for the provision of drilling rig services. The contract, with an estimated value of $51.3 million, will be based in the Gulf of Mottama (Block M3) in Myanmar, where UMW will assign […]

Interra Completes Yet Another Myanmar Oil Field Drilling

Singapore-based oil and gas exploration company Interra Resources Ltd disclosed Tuesday that its jointly controlled entity, Goldpetrol Joint Operating Company Inc, has completed development well CHK1188 in the Chauk oil field in Myanmar as an oil producer. CHK1188 is the firm’s twelfth well drilled in the Chauk oil field and nineteenth in Myanmar in 2014, […]