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Oil refineries

Dung Quất oil refinery works on expansion project

State-owned Bình Sơn Refinery and Petrochemical Company Limited (BSR) has completed the overall plan for the upgrade and expansion of the Dung Quất Oil Refinery. Trần Ngọc Nguyên, CEO of BSR, said the expansion project will cost more than US$1.8 billion, of which equity capital and ...

Ground broken for oil refinery

After years of delays and setbacks, the Cambodian firm set to operate the Kingdom’s landmark oil refinery finally broke ground on May 4 on a $1.62 billion project with an updated completion date set for the middle of 2019. The oil refinery, which will be built ...

Start-up for refinery construction

Construction of phase one of a landmark $3 billion oil refining plant kicks off today in Sihanoukville province, after many delays since the company announced plans in December 2012. Cambodian Petrochemical Company (CPC) formed a joint venture with China Perfect Machinery Industry Corp (Sinomach) for ...

KrisEnergy set to sign oil agreement

Singapore-listed oil and gas firm KrisEnergy says it is ready to sign an agreement with the Cambodian government after completing details of a revised sharing contract for the Block A oilfield. Kelvin Tang, president of KrisEnergy Cambodia, wrote to Khmer Times on April 6 saying that ...

Myanmar-China oil pipeline a reality

Nearly a decade in the making, a project to pump oil 770 km across Myanmar to southwest China is set for imminent start-up, with a supertanker nearing the port of Kyauk Phyu, marking the opening of a new oil trading route. Dogged by sensitive relations ...

No plans to suspend Criminal Act 144 in Minbu oil refineries

The imposition of Criminal Act 144 in Minbu district, Minbu township Mann oil refinery and oil refineries from Tauksharpin-Kanniyay, Magwe Region will not be suspended pending the enactment of other laws to safeguard the areas, said Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Major General Aung Soe. ...

VN OilGas top list of 500 leading firms

Vietnam Oil and Gas Group topped the list of 500 leading companies announced at a ceremony in Hà Nội on January 19. It was followed by Samsung Electronics Vietnam Co Ltd, Viettel Group, Electricity of Việt Nam, and the Vietnam National Petroleum Group. The annual event, ...

Plans spilt for oil refinery

A mysterious cluster of crude oil storage tanks recently constructed on the coast near Kampot are linked to a $400 million project by timber baron Try Pheap to build an industrial park and oil refinery, government officials confirmed on December 21. The five 2-million-litre tanks ...

Vietsovpetro to exceed annual gas target

Russia and Viet Nam’s oil and gas exploration joint venture, Vietsovpetro, will ship ashore around 1.6 billion cu.m of gas this year, 27 per cent more than its annual target. Of this, 654 million cu.m of gas will come from Lot 09-1, in the northwest ...

Bids for petroleum blocks face delay

The bidding for the Erawan and Bongkot petroleum blocks in the Gulf of Thailand may be delayed further, from next March to the second quarter of 2017, says Energy Minister Anantaporn Kanjanarat. The Energy Ministry had aimed for the new auction of gas fields to take ...

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