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Myanmar approves Japanese plans for LNG power plant

YANGON — Myanmar’s government on Friday gave written approval to plans by three Japanese trading companies to build a liquefied natural gas power plant. Representatives from Marubeni, Sumitomo Corp. and Mitsui & Co. attended the signing ceremony in the capital Naypyitaw. Nikkei reported earlier that the proposed 1,250 megawatt plant is equivalent to about a […]

Japan wins deal for nearly $2bn LNG power plant in Myanmar

YANGON/TOKYO — Trading houses Marubeni, Sumitomo Corp. and Mitsui & Co. will build a liquefied natural gas-fired power plant in Myanmar, one of the biggest investments by Japanese companies in the Southeast Asian country, people familiar with the matter say. The three companies estimate total investment in the project at $1.5 billion to $2 billion.The […]

Myanmar inks two electricity deals with Chinese LNG plants

The Myanmar government has signed two power purchase agreements (PPA) to buy electricity from two liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants totalling 580 megawatts.The project company of CNTIC VPower Group inked two five-year PPAs with the Ministry of Electricity and Energy’s Electric Power Generation Enterprise (EPGE) on June 26 for the plants in Thanlyin, southeast Yangon, […]

Myanmar LNG projects overcome pandemic and sceptics

China and Hong Kong-led consortium has started operating first of three planned facilities as Yangon targets nationwide electrification A Chinese-backed LNG-to-power project that recently started generating electricity for the largest city in Myanmar underlines rising Chinese involvement in the Southeast Asian country’s growing gas and power sectors. The first phase of an LNG-fired power station […]

Invitation for Bids – LNG to Power Plant in Mee Lin Gyaing, the Republic of Union of Myanmar ; Deadline : 28th July 2020

Invitation for Bids – Investigation, Design and Construction Supervision for LNG Terminal Works of Integrated LNG to Power Plant in Mee Lin Gyaing, the Republic of Union of Myanmar Entrusted by Mee Lin Gyaing Electric Power Company Limited, Union Resources & Engineering Company Limited (UREC) now invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders for Investigation, Design […]

PETRONAS delivers first LNG to Myanmar

PETRONAS through its subsidiary, PETRONAS LNG Ltd. (PLL), recently completed its maiden delivery of LNG to Yangon, Myanmar, with two LNG cargoes delivered in May and June 2020. The delivery of these two LNG cargoes is part of a master sale and purchase agreement between PLL and CNTIC VPower that was signed in early 2020. […]

Developer issues tender for Ayeyarwady LNG power plant

The Myanmar-Chinese developers of a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant for Ayeyarwady Region have issued a tender with a one-week deadline for companies to enter the prequalification stage. The proposed 1390MW LNG power plant is to be built in Shwethaungyan township’s Mee Lin Gyaing area, a greenfield site about 250 kilometres from Yangon. […]

Mee Laung Gyaing LNG project to commence construction soon

</a Construction of a power generation project in Mee Laung Gyaing, Ayeyarwady Region will take place after a power purchase agreement is signed within the first three months of the year. Zhefu Holding Group of China and local firm Supreme Trading Co will invest US$2.57 billion to build the plant. It will be powered by […]

LNG plant, terminal to be constructed in Thilawa

A consortium of Myanmar and Japanese companies will construct an electricity generation plant and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal at the Thilawa Special Economic Zone, said U Han Thaw Zay, Executive Director of Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation (MAPCO), one of the firms involved in the investment. The LNG-fuelled plant will have the capacity to generate […]

Rolls-Royce, VPower Expand Collaboration

Rolls-Royce and VPower Group have signed a new deal for the supply of MTU gas-fired power generation equipment. It is the largest single order ever for MTU gas gen-sets, Rolls-Royce said. According to the final agreement recently inked in Hong Kong, China, Rolls-Royce will supply more than 200 MTU Series 4000 natural gas gensets with […]