Total SE ‘closely following’ events

Total SE, one of Myanmar’s oldest oil and gas partners, is “closely following” events in the country and remains “committed to respecting human rights,” the company said in a statement. Total has operations in the offsho

Sembcorp investments intact, Singapore uncertain

Singaporean conglomerate Sembcorp said its investments will remain business-as-usual despite the political turmoil, the Business Times reported. These include a 225-megawatt gas-fired power plant near Mandalay and a planned USD 230.4 million industri

Can Myanmar achieve its power goals?

Although less than 60% of Myanmar households have access to the national grid, the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) believes the country is still on target to connect the whole of its population by 2030. At its first quarter meeting this wee
Myanmar signs PPA to buy energy from Thai firm

Myanmar signs PPA to buy energy from Thai firm

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy’s Electric Power Generation Enterprise signed a power purchase agreement with TTCL Power Myanmar, a subsidiary of Thailand’s TTCL Public Company Ltd, last week. The Irrawaddy reported that TTCL plans to

Thailand to invest USD 2 billion in gas project

Thailand’s state-owned PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has been granted approval to build a USD 2 billion multi-faceted natural gas project in Myanmar. The project involves gas field development, a new pipeline and a nearly 600 megawatt

Why the climate question matters in Myanmar

Last week, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivered a video statement at the recent U.N.-hosted Climate Ambition Summit, held on the fifth anniversary of the 2015 Paris Agreement. She outlined Myanmar’s own climate change goals, which in