Yadana Gas field launches new wells to boost production

The Yadana Gas project has begun drilling more wells in its offshore M-5 and M-6 blocks to keep its level of high production on track until 2020. Union Minister for Energy U Zeya Aung visited the field yesterday, where he assisted with the launch of the new wells. The Yadana Gas project is a joint-venture […]

US Firm APR Energy Clinches Myanmar Power Contract

US-based APR Energy has landed a contract to build a “fast-track” 100-megawatt power plant in upper Myanmar, becoming the first American company to sign a power generation agreement with the government since the lifting of sanctions in 2013. The facility will provide the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) with a “guaranteed minimum of 82 megawatts […]

U.S. Company to Develop 100-MW Gas-Fired Power Plant in Myanmar

APR Energy PLC has won a contract to build a 100-megawatt power plant in Myanmar, becoming the latest American company to join a small contingent that is plugging into Myanmar’s potentially lucrative energy sector. “This is a substantial investment,” said Clive Turton, APR Energy’s head of business development across Asia Pacific, declining to specify how […]

Rakhine groups call for halt to 10 resource projects lacking public consent

Rakhine political parties and civic groups have called for an end to 10 natural resource-based projects in Rakhine State they say the Myanmar government granted without securing Rakhine people’s consent. A total of 55 representatives from Rakhine political parties, civic organisations in 17 Rakhine townships, and local women’s associations attended a workshop last week in […]