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Next bidding round for Oil & Gas blocks expected in January, retired official Says

Myanmar is expected to call the next bidding round in January 2020 after passing the draft oil and gas law, said a retired senior official. Having planned to start the process in the first half of 2019, the government has delayed the international bidding round in order to get the new bill in place. “We […]

New prospects in Myanmar’s oil and gas blocks

Next month, 15 offshore blocks and 18 onshore blocks will be put up for tender. It is Myanmar’s second international bidding and local and foreign oil firms are interested in participating. But how much oil and gas is present? Are more discoveries possible? Which blocks have potential? Industry watchers may wish to know. Among the […]

Invitation for Open Tender, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Myanma oil and Gas Enterprise (Deadline: 29.04.2019)

Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in Myanmar Kyats Sr No. Tender No. Description Remarks (a) DMP/L-193(18-19) Spares for BJ Cementing Unit (55) Items Ks (b) DMP/L-194(18-19) Spares for Drilling String (1) Lot Ks (c) DMP/L-195(18-19) Spares for Well Head (1) Lot Ks (d) DMP/L-196(18-19) Spares for BOP Stack (3) […]

Invitation for Open Tender, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Closing date 22nd April, 2019

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Electricity and Energy Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise Ph No. +95 67 – 411206 Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in Myanmar Kyats.   Sr No. Tender No. Description Remarks (a) DMP/L-189 (18-19) Spares for HT 400 Pumps (2) Groups Ks […]

Frontier Markets Investment Portfolio: A Mining Site in Northern Myanmar

Asia Frontier Capital’s Regional Investment Analyst Scott Osheroff recently traveled to northern Myanmar to visit the mine site of one of its portfolio companies. Myanmar – Liberalization begins to unfold The National League for Democracy (NLD) seems to have potentially finally come to the realization that the economy is suffering and therefore that their party […]

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 […]

Myanmar To Auction Off 31 New Oil And Gas Blocks

On August 30 the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MoEE) announced it would be opening fresh rounds of bidding for oil and gas blocks in the first half of next year, and there are plans to launch a tender for at least one onshore block before the end of 2018. If all goes according to […]

Oil and gas responsible for half of Myanmar’s debt

While being the highest generator of revenue for the country, the oil and gas industry is also responsible for accepting half of the loans taken by the country, said Daw Moe Moe Tun, civil society representative of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) during the release of its report on Myanmar. “The contribution of revenue […]

Myanmar’s electricity goals depend on ODA

With 5.5 percent annual growth of gross domestic product, Myanmar was one of the fastest growing countries in ASEAN during 2011-2015. The growth of Myanmar’s economy is heavily influenced by the government’s focus on promoting special economic zones among investors.Subject to the implementation of this focus, infrastructure development in energy is vitally important to make […]

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 […]