Hallin Marine breaks new ground in Myanmar

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Hallin Marine commences a four-month project at the Zawtika gas field off the coast of Myanmar. Working in partnership with a major offshore construction contractor, Hallin is providing its Penrith DP2 offshore support vessel complete with a third-party work-class remotely operated vehicle (WROV). ‘Penrith will be deployed in an undersea monitoring More...

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By AOW On Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
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Spotlight: Myanmar’s controversial oil and gas industry

Western sanctions on oil and gas companies working in Myanmar have been removed and a bidding war has begun for its vast reserves, despite accusations of corruption and humans rights abuses circling the country’s More...

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By AOW On Friday, October 19th, 2012
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Australia’s Woodside moves into Myanmar to seek oil, gas

* Woodside joins intl oil & gas majors looking to Myanmar * Move into Myanmar expands Woodside’s intl portfolio * Myanmar still risky but more investment likely By Sonali Paul and Rebekah Kebede MELBOURNE/PERTH, More...

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By AOW On Thursday, October 11th, 2012
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Publish What You Pay welcomes strong UK Government statement on extractive industry transparency

11 October 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LONDON – Publish What You Pay, the global civil society campaign for transparency in the extractive industries, warmly welcomed the strong stance on the European Union’s More...

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By AOW On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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Myanmar’s natural resources

The levels of industrial growth expected in Myanmar could potentially benefit every layer of society promoting employment opportunities and economic development, but this would require the country to adopt holistic More...

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By AOW On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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UPDATE 1-Canadian minister warns Nexen bid needs close scrutiny

* State-owned firms need particular scrutiny, Kenney says * Amnesty, others say rights should be central consideration * Kenney says government takes human rights into account OTTAWA, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Ottawa More...

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By AOW On Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
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The Giants Are Coming: Tentative Western Oil Majors Line Up for Myanmar Hydrocarbon Glory

Since President Obama’s easing of sanctions against the Southeast Asian country in July, American as well as foreign companies are flocking to Myanmar for business — all sectors are on the table including More...

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By AOW On Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
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Myanmar Oil Veteran Rebuffs Suu Kyi as Shell, Chevron Weigh Bids

The former head of Myanmar’s state- owned oil company defended it against criticism from Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as U.S. explorers scout the country’s oil and gas blocks for the first time since 1997. Myanma More...

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By AOW On Saturday, September 15th, 2012
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Myanmar Investment: US and EU reporting requirements explained

Although Myanmar’s Parliament passed a foreign investment law last week, multinationals may find that there are investment hurdles closer to home in the US’ reporting requirements and the EU’s recently lifted More...

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By AOW On Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
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Myanmar delays energy tender to improve transparency

(Reuters) – Myanmar has delayed an oil and gas exploration tender to meet the transparency standards of the Western energy majors lining up, many for the first time, to invest in the rapidly reforming nation, More...