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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 […]

Solar power lighting up homes in Myanmar

Of the 630 million people who live in Southeast Asia, over 100 million do not have access to electricity. They live, as the phase goes, “off-the-grid,” a plight that is even more acute in Myanmar, where, according to some estimates, 70 percent of the population has no electricity. Providing them with energy access is not […]

Invitation for Bids, Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers, Ministry of Electricity and Energy(Deadline: 30.04.2019)

Date : 1nd April, 2019 Invitation for Bids IDA, Credit No : 5727-MM Contract Title : Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Adaptation Villages in Sagaing, Shan(South), Kayah, Bago(East), Bago (West), Nay Pyi Taw, Ayeyarwaddy and Yangon for National Electrification Project Reference No: MOEE-NEP/C1-W12A/19 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing […]