India keen in Myanmar’s midstream and downstream sectors

Indian companies Indian Oil Corporation, Numaligarh Refinery Limited and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd are exporting petroleum products, lubricants and paraffin wax to Myanmar

GN Bureau | October 15, 2018


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To discuss bilateral engagement issues in the hydrocarbon sector, minister of petroleum and natural gas and skill development and entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan recently met union minister for Construction, Electricity and Energy of Myanmar, U Win Khaing. 

 
In the upstream sector, the ministers discussed the current and future investments by Indian oil PSUs in Myanmar. Currently, ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) and GAIL have invested in gas producing blocks in Myanmar. OVL also has stakes in exploratory blocks in Myanmar. Indian companies Indian Oil Corporation, Numaligarh Refinery Limited and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd are exporting petroleum products, lubricants and paraffin wax to Myanmar. Indian PSU companies have invested over US $ 1 billion in the upstream and midstream sectors in Myanmar.
 
Pradhan said India is interested in participating in midstream and downstream sectors in Myanmar, including setting up a refinery, storage, distribution and marketing of petroleum products in Myanmar. He also extended proposals to assist Myanmar in training and capacity building in hydrocarbon sector.
 
 

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