Yangon plant to generate power from LNG

A power plant in Yangon will generate 365MW of power from liquefied natural gas (LNG). The US$321 million plant in Ahlone township, Yangon is Myanmar’s first LNG project involving a land-based LNG terminal and re-gasification unit. The power plant will utilize combined cycle technology, allowing it to generate more electricity with little impact on the […]

Thilawa, Thakayta and Thanlyin work together to implement first-ever LNG-to-Power project

The breeze blowing through the Yangon River made me warm. A host of sea-going vessels are anchored in the wide river. A scene of a flock of birds slowly flying in the sky seems a flurry and the ships small and big navigating in the river looks like a moving painting. On the bankside of […]

Myanmar takes delivery of LNG for Yangon power plants

Myanmar has taken delivery of its second load of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Malaysia, U Soe Myint, deputy permanent secretary for the Ministry of Electricity and Energy, said on November 25.A total of 126,000 cubic meters of LNG was delivered to CNTIC VPower at the Thilawa port in Yangon and will be transferred via […]

FSU conversion advances Myanmar LNG-to-power project

Synergy oversaw the complex conversion for owner CNTIC VPower, a joint venture of VPower Group and China National Technical Import & Export Corp. CNTIC VPower Energy was converted from LNGT Powership Anatolia, acquired from Karmol, the joint venture of Karpower and Mitsui OSK Lines. The vessel was originally built in 1992 as Northwest Seaeagle. With […]

Govt greenlights Ywama gas plant upgrade

The upgrading of a combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Ywama, Yangon, has been given the go-ahead by the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE).The power plant is located in Insein township, and the US$300 million required for the upgrading will be provided by World Bank. A tender for the project will be called […]

Myanmar approves Japanese plans for LNG power plant

YANGON — Myanmar’s government on Friday gave written approval to plans by three Japanese trading companies to build a liquefied natural gas power plant. Representatives from Marubeni, Sumitomo Corp. and Mitsui & Co. attended the signing ceremony in the capital Naypyitaw. Nikkei reported earlier that the proposed 1,250 megawatt plant is equivalent to about a […]

Japan wins deal for nearly $2bn LNG power plant in Myanmar

YANGON/TOKYO — Trading houses Marubeni, Sumitomo Corp. and Mitsui & Co. will build a liquefied natural gas-fired power plant in Myanmar, one of the biggest investments by Japanese companies in the Southeast Asian country, people familiar with the matter say. The three companies estimate total investment in the project at $1.5 billion to $2 billion.The […]

Myanmar inks two electricity deals with Chinese LNG plants

The Myanmar government has signed two power purchase agreements (PPA) to buy electricity from two liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants totalling 580 megawatts.The project company of CNTIC VPower Group inked two five-year PPAs with the Ministry of Electricity and Energy’s Electric Power Generation Enterprise (EPGE) on June 26 for the plants in Thanlyin, southeast Yangon, […]

Myanmar LNG projects overcome pandemic and sceptics

China and Hong Kong-led consortium has started operating first of three planned facilities as Yangon targets nationwide electrification A Chinese-backed LNG-to-power project that recently started generating electricity for the largest city in Myanmar underlines rising Chinese involvement in the Southeast Asian country’s growing gas and power sectors. The first phase of an LNG-fired power station […]

Invitation for Bids – LNG to Power Plant in Mee Lin Gyaing, the Republic of Union of Myanmar ; Deadline : 28th July 2020

Invitation for Bids – Investigation, Design and Construction Supervision for LNG Terminal Works of Integrated LNG to Power Plant in Mee Lin Gyaing, the Republic of Union of Myanmar Entrusted by Mee Lin Gyaing Electric Power Company Limited, Union Resources & Engineering Company Limited (UREC) now invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders for Investigation, Design […]