Myanmar aims high for gas discoveries in the future

THE RECENT discovery of gas in Block A-6 is just the first of numerous discoveries in Myanmar, which remains an attractive frontier for international oil and gas companies despite a plunge in petroleum prices, energy officials say. Than Minn, director for planning of Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), said the country had very great […]

CGG Opens Myanmar Subsurface Imaging Centre

France-based geophysical services company CGG said it has opened a subsurface imaging centre in Yangon to service and support the anticipated growth in Myanmar’s oil and gas exploration sector The new centre is the first of its kind to be opened in Myanmar by a major international geoscience company. Sophie Zurquiyah, senior executive vice president, […]

Japan to increase investment in Myanmar education

The Japan International Cooperation Association (JICA) office in Myanmar has announced that its association will pledge¥1.35 billion (around $13.5 million) towards the advancement of engineering subjects in two technology universities in Yangon and Mandalay. This project is a five-year endeavor that willbeginon 5 October 2013 and continue until 5 October 2018. Its major aim is […]