China’s Trans-Myanmar Pipeline to Start Pumping Oil in May

A pipeline pumping crude oil from Myanmar ’s Rakhine coastline into Yunnan Province in China will finally be operational in May after several delays, according to the Thura Swiss market research company based in Yangon. An official from investors Southeast Asia Crude Oil Pipeline (SEAOP) was cited in local and Chinese media reports this week […]

Analysis: India eyes Myanmar’s Oil, Gas in Pursuit of Expanding Beyond Borders

​​ ​​ Myanmar’s dramatic growth in consumption of refined oil products and the inability of its aging refineries to meet that incremental demand have whetted the appetite of Indian oil companies to play a bigger role in the Southeast Asian nation’s oil and gas sector — from upstream to retail. Myanmar, one of the oldest […]

India Petroleum Minister visits Myanmar for strengthening Hydrocarbon Relations

The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan is on an official visit to Myanmar to enhance regional cooperation in the Hydrocarbon sector with the neighbouring country. India and Myanmar have historical and close relations which have withstood the test of time. We both share a long land and maritime border. As […]

Burmese oil explorer keen to invest in India

A Myanmarese businessman with stakes in South African and Australian offshore oil blocks is keen to invest in diverse sectors in India which is poised to become the world’s fifth largest consumer market by 2030. But he says India still needs to bring business reforms to attract foreign investments. “Yes I am looking for some […]

MOGE Begins Long Process to Pick Myanmar’s Oil & Gas Investors

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Negotiations have finally begun to select foreign investors to explore for oil and gas in the seas off Burma’s coast, but it could be another eight months before any licenses are awarded. The Myanmar Oil & Gas Enterprise (MOGE) and the Energy Planning Department (EPD) will hold talks […]

Myanmar-China gas pipeline starts to deliver gas to China

MANDALAY, Myanmar – A Myanmar-China natural gas pipeline (Myanmar section), co-invested by six parties from four countries including China, Myanmar, South Korea and India, was inaugurated in northern Myanmar’s Mandalay on Sunday and started to deliver gas to China. At about 4:12 pm (local time), Myanmar Vice President U Nyan Tun, Energy Ministers U Than […]

Myanmar: India Inc’s next big destination

Indian investments in the country stand at $273.50 mn, expected to soar to $2.6 bn Lighting Products Chalo Myanmar seems to be the new mantra of Indian industry, which is keen to tap the market there. From infrastructure to energy to aviation, Indian companies are trying to mark their presence in that country. Although a […]

India to provide $150 million to set up SEZ in Myanmar

New Delhi: India has offered USD 150 million of credit for project exports to set up a SEZ in Myanmar and has expressed hope that the neighbouring country would permit Indian banks to set up branches there. The issues came up for discussion during the three-day visit of Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma to […]