Natural Resources Newsletter - 24 October 2013

            

Malaysia's PETRONAS Carigali (Petronas) plans to drill exploration wells at two upper Myanmar onshore blocks in January 2014. It acquired the two blocks RSF-2 and RSF -3 in a 2011 bidding round. Petronas' General Manager Mr. Ahmad Lutipi Haron said "We have already finished early exploration and geophysical analysis and can start drilling exploration wells early next year." The blocks might be operational by 2018. Petronas has exported 400 million cubic feet of natural gas through Thailand's PTTEP from the Yetagun offshore block. ( From Weekly Eleven News, 21 October 2013)

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