CNPC loads first crude oil into Myanmar-China pipeline

China’s state-owned refiner China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) said it has loaded the first crude oil through its Myanmar-to-China pipeline, the latest step towards supplying crude to its new refinery in Yunnan province. Some 1,150 cubic meters per hour of crude flowed into the 770-kilometre (480 mile) pipeline from Tuesday, CNPC said in a statement […]

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 […]

MOGE Invitation for Tender 6/2016 – Closing 2 June 2016

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens.   THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY MYANMA OIL AND GAS ENTERPRISE ( INVITATION FOR OPEN TENDER ) ( 6 / 2016 ) Open tenders are invited for supply of the following […]

Who’s who: Myanmar’s new cabinet

Take a look inside the National League for Democracy’s new proposed government with insider profiles of the party’s 18 candidates for ministerial posts: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (foreign affairs; president’s office; education; energy and electric power) The National League for Democracy leader needs little introduction. Has vowed to rule “above the president”, and with […]

Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise invites open tender for 17/2015; Closing Date: Jan 11, 2016

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Ministry of Energy Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise Invitation for Open Tender (17/2015) 1. Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise will purchase the following items in US dollar. No Tender No Items Remark 1 IFB-059(15-16) Spares for HDD Rig […]

Myanmar set to emerge Asian leader in oil, gas exploration

Despite the slump in energy prices, oil and gas fields in Myanmar will soon be the busiest in Asia as foreign and local investors begin to ratchet up their explorations, a recent seminar was told. Waranon Laprabang, senior vice president of PTT Exploration and Production, said oil prices are creeping up. “For now, operators need […]

Ministry scrambles after leaking offshore bidding news

The Ministry of Energy called an emergency meeting yesterday after an unnamed official told state newspaper Myanma Alinn that bidding rounds for oil and gas blocks would be announced next year. “In 2016, we will announce bidding rounds for 26 oil and gas blocks including onshore and offshore. The future bidding rounds are aiming to […]

No more bidding on oil and gas blocks planned until at least 2016, says senior MOGE official

Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) will not launch any new onshore or offshore bidding rounds this year, and will focus instead on the development of recently contracted blocks, the state-owned enterprise said last week. “We are not going to launch any more bidding until 2016, as previous bidding rounds are still ongoing. In the […]

ConocoPhillips and Statoil sign deal for deepwater block

Norway’s Statoil and US-based ConocoPhillips will invest more than US$300 million in the exploration and production of offshore oil and gas in Myanmar, according to an official from the Ministry of Energy (MOE). The two international oil companies signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for deepwater block AD-10, located off Myanmar’s Rakhine coast, on April […]

Bibby Clinches Myanmar Offshore Vessel Contract

Bibby Offshore, a Scottish provider of subsea installation and services to the offshore oil and gas industry, announced that its Asian Division, Bibby Offshore Singapore (BOS), has secured a contract with the Moattama Gas Transportation Company (MGTC). MGTC, a joint venture between Total (operator), Unocal, PTTEP and Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise, has appointed BOS […]