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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 […]

Dawei SEZ Draws Investor Interest, but Lacks Infrastructure

Businesses from China, Thailand, Korea and Japan, including those from the power and logistics sectors, have said they are keen to invest in the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Tanintharyi, which is near the Thai border. Investor interest in Dawei, which has yet to be developed, has been on the rise since Myanmar and […]

Total, Siemens propose scaled-back LNG project in Tanintharyi

The European consortium behind a 1,230-megawatt power project in Tanintharyi Region has proposed scaling back its plans amid stalled talks with the government over financial terms. However, a senior government official told Frontier the revised proposal is unlikely to be accepted and the project now faces the prospect of suspension or cancellation. French energy giant […]

PTTEP, GPSC banking on Myanmar gas plant

SET-listed oil and gas drilling firm PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP) has finalised a plan for a new gas-fired power plant in Myanmar with a capacity of 600 megawatts in collaboration with Global Power Synergy Plc (GPSC). Both companies, affiliates of PTT Plc, are working to finish a feasibility study, prepare for a development […]

Natural gas from Offshore A-6 plot to be produced in 4 years

Natural gas from Offshore A-6 block will be produced in 4 years time while other offshore blocks will be opened for international tender with the government current adjusting profit sharing rates, according to Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, Thaung Tun. “We have found natural gas in offshore 6. But, it is a […]

PTT’s Expansion Plans Will Benefit Myanmar’s Natural Gas And LNG Sector

Myanmar’s energy sector will benefit from PTT’s overseas expansion strategy, as the state-owned looks to diversify away from the mature and saturated Thailand market. PTT’s focus will be on natural gas, demand for which is expected to expand at a robust rate in Myanmar, alongside shifting government power policy. PTT investment will improve domestic gas […]

Thaketa gas plant commences supplying power in Yangon

More than 40,000 households will now receive electricity following the scheduled completion and opening of a combined-cycle gas power plant in Thaketa township, Yangon Region, over the weekend. The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) was signed in January 2016. The 106 megawatt plant was built and will be operated under a 30-year joint venture between the […]

Total targets final decisions on Myanmar, Ivory Coast LNG projects this year

SINGAPORE, Feb 28 (Reuters) – France’s Total expects to take a final investment decision (FID) on liquefied natural gas (LNG) import projects in Myanmar and Ivory Coast this year as part of the oil major’s expansion into emerging markets, an executive said on Wednesday. Jean-Pierre Mateille, vice president of trading at Total Gas & Power […]