Myanmar offshore exploration continues despite low oil prices

Myanmar authorities announced the latest offshore activities last week through state-run newspapers. International companies have now started surveys at almost half of all blocks awarded in the 2013 bidding round. Meanwhile, production remains steady at Myanmar’s existing offshore gas fields – Yadana, Yetagun, Shwe and Zawtika – officials said. France’s Total E&P Myanmar launched 2D […]

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 […]

Government reveals energy production figures

In a rare statement on the energy sector, the government has revealed figures on the production of petroleum and natural gas. Myanmar produced 24.7 million barrels of petroleum and 2085.57 million cubic feet of natural gas between 2011 and 2015 from both onshore and offshore projects, according to a statement in state media earlier this […]

MOGE to Name Firms in End 2015 to Develop Myanmar’s Offshore Supply Bases

State-owned Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) is expected to appoint firms to develop new offshore supply bases in Myanmar later this year or early next year to support an anticipated increase in upstream activities over the next few years, a company official said Monday. “We will inform interested parties to submit prosposals in the […]