LNG fills energy supply gap

Despite the eventual decline of three offshore gas projects, attempts are being made to supply 480 million cubic feet per day in summer, according to managing director of Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise U Myo Myint Oo on March 3. “A plan has been arranged to amass up to 430 million cubic feet from offshore oil. Combined with 50 million cubic feet from onshore [oil], the maximum gas supply in this summer will be about 480 million cubic feet [per day],” he said at the electricity and energy sector development forum held at Republic of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industries office. There are four offshore gas projects: Yadana, Yetagun, Shwe and Zawtika gas projects. Out of the four, Yetagun gas project has no domestic supply and the rest have a pipeline connection as well as domestic gas supply.

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