September 20, 2017

Union Energy Minister visits Yedagun offshore gas field

Yedagun offshore natural gas rig. Photo: Supplied by Ministry of Energy
Yedagun offshore natural gas rig. Photo: Supplied by Ministry of Energy

UNION Minister for Energy U Zeyar Aung inspected a natural gas pipeline near the Myanmar-Thai border yesterday, calling on authorities to ensure the safety of the infrastructure and for the creation of job opportunities for local residents.
The union minister also flew to the Yedagun offshore natural gas rig, located offshore, off Taninthayi coast.
Yedagun Natural Gas Exploration project is a joint venture business shared by the ministry’s Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise and the Petronas Carigarli Myanmar Limited (PCML).
During his visit, the minister advised workers on how to speed up the implementation of project.—Myanmar News Agency

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