• Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Household LPG subsidies to continue to July
    The Energy Ministry is confident that support from the oil fund will maintain the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) at Bt363 per 15 kilograms until July, its minister, Siri Jirapongpha, said recently.
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 23:08
    Bid to make Thailand region’s LNG/LPG trading hub
    The Energy Ministry aims to make Thailand a regional trading hub for liquefied natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas through the “Optimising LNG AND LPG Trade in Asia 2019” Forum, focusing on business linkages between Thai and international entrepreneurs.
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
    Somkid urges action on fuel prices
    DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER Somkid Jatusripitak yesterday called on energy giant PTT and the Energy Ministry, among others, to come up with measures to ease the looming impact of rising oil prices on low-income earners.
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:00
    Auctions today for gas fields worth billions
    Auctions were scheduled for today on concessions for the Erawan and Bongkot offshore natural gas fields, Energy Minister Siri Jirapongphan said yesterday.
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Energy Ministry aims to boost alternative sources of power
    The Energy Ministry’s Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE) aims to use alternative sources to produce 30 per cent of total power consumed in the country by 2037 as part of its new alternative energy development plan (AEDP).
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:00
    The Electricity Generating Plc (EGCO) will finalise a merger and acquisition deal for an electricity plant overseas by the end of this year, said the company’s chairman of board of director Witoon Kulcharoenwirat, who also director-general of Energy Business of Energy Ministry. 
  • Sat, 04 Aug 2018 09:58
    Laos' energy ministry to join investigation into dam failure
    The Ministry of Energy and Mines is ready to join with all stakeholders in a government mission to investigate the cause of the damage to saddle dam D at the Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy hydropower project, which resulted in serious flooding and destruction in Sanamxay district, Attapeu province.
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  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 12:15
    Government frowns on advance notice of petrol price changes
    Aiming for a level playing field among competing fuel retailers, the Energy Ministry’s Energy Policy and Planning Office (EPPO) will ask petrol station operators to stop announcing price changes in advance.
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:14
    PTTEP ready to partake in upcoming bidding for stakes in Bongkot, Erawan gas fields 
    PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has said it will join the bidding for stakes in the Bongkot and Erawan gas fields when the Energy Ministry and the Mineral Fuels Department hold auctions soon, following a meeting about the matter on Monday.
  • Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:00
    Plants put Cambodia closer to energy goals
    THE INTRODUCTION of two new power plants in Cambodia last year saw the country inch towards self-sufficiency in its electricity supply even as energy consumption grew 14 per cent, the Mines and Energy Ministry said yesterday.
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00
    The Mineral Fuels Department of the Energy Ministry is confident of opening biding for the Bongkot and Erawan gas field this year, said director-general Veerasak Pungrassamee yesterday, adding that the plan will be submitted for cabinet approval this month. 
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:53
    Twenty-fifth edition of ‘Asia Power Week’ kicks off at Bitec
    “Asia Power Week 2017” is taking place this week at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (Bitec), with organisers PennWell Corp joined on Tuesday by high-ranking representatives from the Energy Ministry and energy-sector giants in officially opening the three-day event.
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  • Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:00
    At A Glance
    Asia Power Week wins backing of Energy Ministry
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:07
    Huge attendance expected at BITEC for ‘Asia Power Week’ in September 
    The Energy Ministry has extended its patronage to “Asia Power Week”, the largest and most comprehensive conference and exhibition for the power-generation industry in Asia, PennWell Corp – the US-based publisher and event organiser – announced on Monday.
  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:07
    ‘Future Energy Asia’ set to be continent’s biggest energy sector gathering
    “Future Energy Asia”, a major exhibition and conference supported by the Energy Ministry, promises to be the largest energy industry gathering Asia has ever seen.
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