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ー August 5, 2009 ー Myanmar ASEAN meeting Thaland took leadeship in gas and hydro

August 5, 2009 - Myanmar ASEAN meeting Thaland took leadeship in gas and hydro -
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Activists denounce Salween projects
Environmental activists in New Delhi staged protests on Wednesday against the construction of five hydro-electric generating dams on the Salween River in Burma in collaboration with Thailand and Ch...

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Main parts

●Thai-Myanmar gas project to start commercial production in 2013

Thailand and Myanmar will start commercial gas production from offshore Block M9 natural gas project on the Gulf of Martaban, south of Yangon in late 2013.

(注)A (1) 090805A Myanmar, enews.mcot,(2) title: Thai-Myanmar gas project to start commercial production in 2013,(3),(4) BANGKOK, Aug 3 (TNA),(5) offshore Block M9 natural gas project,(6) Gulf of Martaban,,(7) Wannarat Channukul, Thailand's energy minister,(8) ASEAN Energy Ministers meeting,(9) Mandalay,(10) PTT Exploration and Production Plc. (PTTEP),(11) million cubic feet per day (mcfpd), (12)

Martaban M9 Block


●090805A Myanmar, enews.mcot
Thai-Myanmar gas project to start commercial production in 2013


●090707C Myanmar, mizzima
Foreign investments soar in Burma despite economic sanctions
●090729A Thailand, Bangkok Post
Regional energy action plan ready for Mandalay meeting
●090626C Thailand, Bangkok Post
PTT seeks M9 delivery delay

●East Asia's energy chiefs pledge teamwork

East Asia's energy ministers called for stronger regional energy cooperation to build a secure, stable and sustainable energy future during a series of meetings in Myanmar. Noting that volatile oil prices affect the global economy -- producing and consuming countries alike -- the ministers called for greater cooperation on energy policy, energy supplies, the oil market and transport routes, Xinhua, China's news agency, reported.

(注)B (1) 090805B Myanmar,,(2) title: East Asia's energy chiefs pledge teamwork,(3),(4) MANDALAY, Myanmar, Aug. 4 (UPI),(5) Prime Minister Thein Sein,(6) Myanmar's Ministry of Energy,(7)


●090805B Myanmar,
East Asia's energy chiefs pledge teamwork


●090202A Myanmar, news.xinhuanet
Gas turbine failure restricts electricity supply in Myanmar
●081212A Myanmar, irrawaddy
Rangoon Residents Suffer Power Cuts

●Salween dam plan draws heavy flak

NewsEnvironmental, social and human rights groups are slamming the adoption of plans for hydropower dams on the Salween River by Asean energy ministers. The groups yesterday claimed the dams would cause massive damage to the river and communities that rely on it, lead to forced relocation and labour abuses, and would enrich Burma's military junta rather than Burmese people.

(注)C (1) 090805C Myanmar, bangkokpost,(2) title: Salween dam plan draws heavy flak,(3),(3) Writer: APINYA WIPATAYOTIN,Published: 31/07/2009 at 12:00 AM,Newspaper section,(5) Salween River,(6) 27th Asean Energy Ministers Meeting,(7) Mandalay,(8) Asean Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation 2010-1015,(9) Thai Energy Minister Wannarat Channukul,(10) Hut Gyi hydropower dam,(11) Mae Hong Son province,(12) Burmese ethnic minorities,(13) Burma Rivers Network (BRN),(14) OilWatch Southeast Asia,(15) Asean power grid,(16) Sai Khur Hseng of the Ethnic Community Development Forum,(17) Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva,(18) map spource:,(19) Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand,(20)


●090805C Myanmar, bangkokpost
Salween dam plan draws heavy flak


●090729A Thailand, Bangkok Post
Regional energy action plan ready for Mandalay meeting


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