Ministry Aims to Wrap Up Fuel Station Tender This Year

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The Ministry of Electricity and Energy will try to finalise a scrutiny process of tender proposals from foreign companies for joint venture fuel sale businesses in Myanmar this year. There are only three companies that submitted proposals to the Ministry so far. The companies are from India, Indonesia […]

India and China Vie for Greater Share in Oil Sales in Myanmar

Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj will visit Myanmar next week. Apart from seeking action against members of militant organizations from India’s northeastern states who are allegedly hiding in Myanmar, energy and infrastructure projects are likely to dominate the discussion. Sushma Swaraj will be the first senior minister to visit Myanmar since the democratically elected government […]

Energy ministry cools Pertamina speculation

The Ministry of Energy held a press conference yesterday to quash rumours that Indonesian state-owned oil giant Pertamina had signed a contract to distribute petroleum products in Myanmar Indonesian media reported earlier this week that Pertamina was the likely winner of a tender to import, store and distribute petroleum products in Myanmar, quoting the company’s […]

Pertamina Woos Myanmar Retail Fuel Business

Jakarta. State energy company Pertamina is optimistic to begin selling fuel to retail customers in Myanmar and Cambodia this year, as it seeks to expand business in the Southeast Asia region. Pertamina is bidding to sell oil fuel in Myanmar with Myanmar Petroleum Products Enterprise (MPPE) and expects to receive the bidding result in the next […]

MPPE still plans filling station venture, but no date announced yet

Myanma Petroleum Products Enterprise (MPPE) is to enter the petroleum distribution market, though uncertainty still surrounds the timing, officials indicated yesterday. Most state-owned petrol stations, 260 in all, were privatised in 2010 after local companies were allowed to operate the petroleum business. The MPPE still operates the few remaining state-owned stations and serves as the […]