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Wärtsilä awarded 40MW equipment supply contract for power plant in Myanmar

Wärtsilä has been awarded a 40MW equipment supply contract for a power plant in Shwe Taung, Myanmar. The MCM Power facility aims to help meet the nation’s increasing energy demand by feeding baseload power into the national grid and alleviate its ongoing energy shortage. The plant will operate on four natural gas engines and is […]

Myanmar State Firm Signs Deal to Buy Electricity From Strategic Chinese Project in Rakhine

YANGON—A Myanmar state-owned enterprise has inked a power purchase agreement with a Myanmar-China joint venture company that is developing a 135-megawatt (MW) power plant project in Kyaukphyu, in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State. The plant is one of the strategic projects that make up the Myanmar section of Beijing’s grand infrastructure plan, the Belt and Road […]

Myanmar’s draft oil and gas bill jeopardises next bidding round

Uncertainty and confusion over Myanmar’s proposed oil and gas law risk alienating existing investors and could undermine the next crucial bidding round, according to companies and experts in the sector. Time is running out for the Ministry of Electricity and Energy to launch the round by the end of the year, having initially planned to […]

Magwe Region to refine crude oil into gasoline

Magwe Region will soon be refining crude oil produced from its hand-dug wells into gasoline, with certain details such as water allocation to be settled before refining can commence. Magwe’s Minister of Natural Resources, Environment, Electricity and Energy U MyintZaw said arrangements were being made, including giving permission to three companies – Power 95, Myanma […]

New fuel storage farm opens in Mandalay

A tank facility capable of storing nine million litres of fuel has been officially opened in Mandalay Region. The tank farm, part of a port project where fuel is loaded and unloaded, was officially opened on Sunday. It is located at the confluence of the Ayeyarwady and Duhtawady rivers in Amarapura township, Mandalay Region. “Fifty-one […]

Invitation for Bids, National Electrification Project, Deadline: 10th July, 2019.

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION PROJECT SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE IDA Credit No.:_5727-MM Date: 27th May 2019 Contract Title: Concrete Poles for National Electrification Project (Phase 2) Reference No. : MOEE-NEP-P2/C1-G2/19 The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the […]

Invitation for Open Tender, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Closing Date: 13.6.2019

Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in Myanmar Kyats. Sr No. Tender No. Description Remarks (a) DMP/L-212(18-19) Electrical Spares for ZJ 50D Sr Rigs (17) Items Ks (b) DMP/L-213(18-19) Electrical Spares for ZJ 70D Sr Rigs (51) Items Ks   The Open Tender forms including Description of Materials / Qtty […]

President’s €35.7M Hydropower Loan Plan Presented to Union Parliament

Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy U Tun Naing presented President U Win Myint’s proposal to obtain €35.7 million (60 billion kyats) in loans from the French Agence Française de Développement (AFD), to be used for major repairs on five hydropower plants throughout Myanmar, to the Union Parliament on Tuesday. The ministry said that hydropower […]

Invitation for Bids, National Electrification Project, Closing Date 4th June, 2019

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION PROJECT SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE IDA Credit No.:_5727-MM Dated 18th April, 2019 Contract Title: Distribution Transformer for National Electrification Project Reference No. : MOEE-NEP-P2/C1-G1/19 The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has received financing from the WorldBank towards the cost of the National Electrification Project, […]

Australian Firm Seeks to Reassure Locals on Gas Drilling off Rakhine

YANGON—Australian energy giant Woodside is stepping into war-torn Rakhine State with a plan to begin drilling in two oil-and-gas blocks in the Bay of Bengal. This week the company sought to reassure residents in southern Rakhine State’s Kyaukphyu that there was a need for the projects, citing the potential economic benefits and pledging to minimize […]