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  • August 1, 2014

    Steps on Map Ta Phut problems

    ... problems and improving the utility system. This involves the construction of a garbage-fired power plant, which is expected to take four years. PTT will join with the local administration to build the incinerator, which can generate 8 megawatts. It will be responsible for the Bt1.2-billion construction...

    Business
  • August 1, 2014

    Newsfeed

    PTT eyes getting out of Indonesian palm PTT is considering liquidation of its palm-growing business in Indonesia as agricultural business does not suit the energy giant, which focuses on exploration of coal, gas and oil, said Pailin Chuchottaworn, president and chief executive officer. The plan...

    Business
  • August 1, 2014

    Expert differs with report on Koh Samet

    Local residents and business operators are also calling for greater rehabilitation measures and compensation for damages caused by an oil leak by PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) off Rayong province on June 27 last year. Burapha University's aquatic scientist Vichaya Gunbua presented reporters his findings...

    National
  • July 31, 2014

    Ministry mulls rice sales to China, Malaysia

    ... be no subsidy project to interfere with the market mechanism, she added. Rangsant Sriworasart, permanent secretary of the Finance Ministry, said PTT would consider buying damaged rice from the stockpiles for the production of ethanol. The inspection teams under the National Council for Peace and...

    Business
  • July 31, 2014

    Siam Cement

    ... previously expected), even though the latter part of the third-quarter is normally high season for the olefins chain. The maintenance shutdowns of a PTT gas separation plant and a PTTGC unit will force SCC to import LPG and Ethylene at spot prices. As such, effective spreads look set to be slim. Cement...

    Business
  • July 30, 2014

    K-water CEO meets Sihasak for update on water project Korea Water Resources Corp

    ... understood Thailand's need to review the scheme, was still hopeful to be part of it, and affirmed that K-water was a credible organisation "like PTT and the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand".

    National
  • July 29, 2014

    Samet tourist association sues PTTGC for Bt1 billion

    A TOURISM association on Koh Samet has slapped PTT Global Chemical with a Bt1-billion lawsuit for damages its oil leak caused to the island. About 50,000 litres of the PTT subsidiary's oil leaked into the sea off Rayong province on July 27 last year. The incident caused not just environmental damage but...

    National
  • July 29, 2014

    Operation Center to help Thais in Libya opens

    Relatives of the Thai workers who would be evacuated soon could contact the center at 02 6435 259 and 02 643 5259 (tomorrow). The Thais in Libya who wish to go home can at Thai Embassy in Tripoli at 218 21 718 2783 218 917 336 428 and 218 217 252479. Thailand has decided to evacuate all of its...

    Politics
  • July 28, 2014

    Biz Buzz

    ... unfortunately, governments and regulators never seem able to act quickly enough, he said. Brains trump sweat, CEO tells professors PTT CEO Pailin Chuchottaworn recently welcomed a group of professors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a top US business school, who...

    Business
  • July 28, 2014

    Harmonies honed in heaven

    ... of Bangkok Bank, Crown Property Bureau, BMW, B Grimm, Bangkok Hospital, Dusit Thani Bangkok, Indorama Ventures, Nation Multimedia, Beiersdorf, PTT Group, Singha Corporation, Thai Airways, Tourism Authority of Thailand and Ministry of Culture.

    Life