Myanmar-born ‘dreamer’ snaps up U.S. drilling leases amid industry malaise

(Reuters) – A Myanmar-born perfume entrepreneur and missionary has snapped up nearly half of the oil and gas leases offered by the Trump administration since August, saying the coronavirus pandemic created an opportunity to buy them cheaply. FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, February 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Levi Sap Nei Thang, […]

As the World Moves to Renewable Energy, Myanmar Will Follow

YANGON — The government has been pushing plans for coal-fired power plants to address Myanmar’s great need for electricity. Renewable energy expert Hans-Josef Fell talks about how Myanmar can develop its energy plan. Fell is a former parliamentarian in Germany and the current president of the Berlin-based Energy Watch Group. The Myanmar government has been […]