MPRL E&P announces gas find in A-6

Published on Mar 26 2012 // Featured Analysis, News Update, Slide Show
MPRL E&P announces gas find in A-6
By Juliet Shwe Gaung Volume 31, No. 620 March 26 – April 1, 2012 MPRL E&P chief executive officer U Moe Myint inspects a drilling rig prior to the start of drilling operations at the A-6 block. Pic: Supplied/Myint and Associates MPRL E&P company announced that it had discovered gas during...

Energy research council to be formed

Published on Mar 26 2012 // News Update
Bangladesh should immediately go for exploring gas in the Bay adjacent to ‘the Shwe Gas Field’ of Myanmar to establish the ownership of a new gas field in the offshore, experts said Sunday. They said after winning the verdict on maritime dispute against Myanmar, it is now mandatory to establish...

BEWG Press Release: Benchmarks for Investment in Energy, Extractive and Land Sectors in Burma

Published on Mar 22 2012 // Campaign Update, News Update, Related News
BEWG Press Release: Benchmarks for Investment in Energy, Extractive and Land Sectors in Burma
Burma Environmental Working Group Issues Benchmarks for Investment in Energy, Extractive and Land Sectors in Burma Today, the Burma Environmental Working Group (BEWG) – an alliance of grassroots-based organizations – has issued its Benchmarks for Investment in Burma’s Energy, Extractive and Land...

China says key pipeline safe despite Myanmar fighting

Published on Mar 12 2012 // News Update
(Reuters) – A Chinese oil pipeline being built through Myanmar has not been affected by fighting between Myanmar forces and rebels, a Chinese security official said on Saturday, adding that China had been trying to help find a solution to the conflict. A 17-year-old ceasefire with the Kachin Independence...

Clashes not affecting pipeline project: Chinese official

Published on Mar 12 2012 // Related News, Slide Show
Clashes not affecting pipeline project: Chinese official
Sporadic fighting between the Burmese government and armed ethnic groups has not affected the construction of the China-Burma oil and gas pipelines, according to a top Chinese official. A Chinese truck loaded with pipes on its way to the Burma border from Jeigao in Yunnan Province. Photo: KNG Meng Sutie,...

China and the Collapse of Its Noninterventionist Foreign Policy

Published on Mar 12 2012 // Featured Analysis, Related News, Slide Show
China and the Collapse of Its Noninterventionist Foreign Policy
Past Diplomatic Practices Collide with Rising Economic and Political Realities                     SOURCE: AP/Damian Dovarganes Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, left, talks with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at a luncheon on in February. China’s...

Protesting for Global Day of Action ,1 March 2012

Published on Mar 02 2012 // Campaign Update
Burma (Global Day of Action) jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery("#ngg-slideshow-14-3006-1").nggSlideshow( {id: 14,fx:"scrollUp",width:280,height:200,domain: "http://www.shwe.org/",timeout:3000}); }); Public protests took place in Kyauk Phyu and Yangon as part of the 7th Global Day of Action...