Chinese-led group to build Indian Ocean port, industrial park

Myanmar has chosen a consortium of mostly Chinese companies to develop a special economic zone sitting near plentiful offshore natural gas reserves. The Kyaukphyu zone, in the western state of Rakhine, already has an oil and gas pipeline connecting it to China, whose influence over southern neighbor Myanmar could grow as a result of the […]

China resets ties with Myanmar with USD eight billion deals

Seeking to reset ties with Myanmar, China today signed USD eight billion trade deals with its southern neighbour after relations went through a turbulent period following the country’s gradual transition to democracy from years of Beijing-backed military rule. The two countries signed several trade agreements worth about USD 7.8 billion after talks between Chinese Premier […]

Myanmar Pipeline Carries 1.87bln cm of Gas to China in First Year

BEIJING — China imported 1.87 billion cubic meters of gas through the China-Myanmar gas pipeline in its first year of operation, China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) said on Monday, as the pipeline slowly ramps up to full capacity. The multibillion-dollar gas pipeline stretches over 2,400 km (1,500 miles) from the Indian Ocean through Myanmar to […]

Myanma Electric Power Enterprise to invite tender for Construction of Gas Pipeline in Thilawa; Closing Date: August 21, 2014

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. TENDER NOTICE Date: July 17 – 23, 2014 Loan Agreement No: MY-P3 on June 7, 2013 1 . Myanma Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) of Ministry of Electric Power (MOEP) invites sealed Bid for Construction of Gas Pipeline in […]

Myanmar-China pipeline to supply natural gas to Mandalay

YANGON—The Myanmar-China natural gas pipeline has begun supplying daily two million cubic feet of natural gas to the Kyaukse industrial zone through sub-power departments in Mandalay, central Myanmar, as of November 24, according to Southeast Asia Gas Pipeline Co Ltd. The Kyaukse industrial zone has been regarded by the Myanmar government as a key part […]

Myanmar-China gas pipeline starts to deliver gas to China

MANDALAY, Myanmar – A Myanmar-China natural gas pipeline (Myanmar section), co-invested by six parties from four countries including China, Myanmar, South Korea and India, was inaugurated in northern Myanmar’s Mandalay on Sunday and started to deliver gas to China. At about 4:12 pm (local time), Myanmar Vice President U Nyan Tun, Energy Ministers U Than […]

Indian firms, government eye Myanmar for investment, strategic inroads

NAY PYI TAW capital of Myanmar: Commerce, industry and textiles minister Anand Sharma, who is leading a business delegation to the World Economic Forum’s East Asia summit, is expected to hold wide-ranging talks to push the case for Indian investments in the strategic country. Indian companies are joining global firms as they rush to draw […]