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Amid China stand-off, BPCL plans Myanmar pipeline

State-owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) is in talks with neighbouring countries including Bangladesh and Myanmar and others to set up product pipelines, the senior executives of the company said on Tuesday. The focus on neighbouring countries, especially Myanmar, seems important considering the recent tension between India and China over Doklam. Also, plans of similar […]

Numaligarh Refinery becomes Myanmar’s sixth fuel retailer

Assam-based Numaligarh Refinery (NRL), in joint venture with Parami Energy Group, has entered the fuel retailing business in Myanmar. NRL, a subsidiary of BPCL, becomes the sixth fuel retailer in Myanmar, which includes Shell, Total and a clutch of companies from Vietnam and Thailand. Two road tankers, carrying approximately 4,000 gallons of fuel each, will […]

India and China Vie for Greater Share in Oil Sales in Myanmar

Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will visit Myanmar next week. Apart from seeking action against members of militant organizations from India’s northeastern states who are allegedly hiding in Myanmar, energy and infrastructure projects are likely to dominate the discussion. Sushma Swaraj will be the first senior minister to visit Myanmar since the democratically elected government […]