Thai PTT to open first Myanmar filling station next year

PTT Oil and Retail Business, the retail arm of Thai energy giant PTT Group, said it intends to form a joint venture with KBZ Group to set up a filling station and a reserve facility. “The first PTT station in Myanmar is slated to open before the second quarter of next year,” said Buranin Rattanasombat, […]

Puma Energy to start LPG distribution in around 2019

Singapore-based Puma Energy Company will start distributing Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for cooking in around 2019, according to a press conference at Union Business Centre on June 21. Wai Hlyan Min, the commercial manager of Puma Energy said: “The Company is conducting a survey on LPG market. We are trying to make our investments as […]

Indian Oil planning to enhance fuel trade with Bangladesh, Myanmar

NEW DELHI: Indian Oil Corp, the nation’s largest refiner and fossil fuel retailer, in in talks with Bangladesh and Myanmar to enhance trade of petroleum products and offer its expertise to set up oil infrastructure in the two countries. This month, Indian Oil will open offices in Bangladesh and Myanmar, with a plan to closely […]

Elite Company joins LPG race

Elite Company has been granted permission to distribute Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Myanmar, director of State-owned Myanma Petrochemical Enterprise (MPE) U Aung Myint told The Myanmar Times after a press conference on October 12. LPG is a flammable mixture of hydrocarbon gases used as a substitute for electricity in cooking. Elite Company will start […]

Government to provide LPG to Yangon households

The government aims to cut electricity use in Yangon Region with the distribution of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to 150,000 households in December, a senior energy official said on Thursday. The move was also aimed at reducing the using of wood for cooking in order to conserve the environment, according to Ministry of Electricity and […]