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Cambodia imports oil products worth $2.17 bln in 2023

Cambodia’s imports of diesel fuel and petroleum oil declined by 7.6 percent in 2023, according to a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501423161/cambodia-imports-oil-products-worth-2-17-bln-in-2023/

EnerCam pioneers onshore oilfield exploration, ESG/CSR

Canada-owned EnerCam Exploration Ltd, through its subsidiary Angkor Resources Corp, has completed a community assessment mission on Block VIII, a 7.3sq km oil and gas license, with a focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles and corporate social responsibility (CSR). ...

May Kunmakara
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/enercam-pioneers-onshore-oilfield-exploration-esgcsr

Petrol prices decline, diesel remains steady

Retail petrol prices have experienced a slight decrease after reaching their highest levels in a year, with regular gasoline now at 4,550 riel per litre, down from 4,750 riel in the previous 10 days. Diesel prices remain unchanged at 4,850 riel per litre. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/petrol-prices-decline-diesel-remains-steady

Cambodia imports oil, and gas products worth $2.28 billion in the first eight months of the year

Cambodia’s imports of oil and gas products totaled $2.28 billion during the January-August period this year, down 9.5 percent from last year, according to a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501362703/cambodia-imports-oil-and-gas-products-worth-2-28-billion-in-the-first-eight-months-of-the-year/

Thailand’s PTT Oil plans aviation fuel depot

Public-listed Thai conglomerate PTT Oil and Retail (OR) will be investing $100 million to develop an oil depot for aviation refuelling at Techo International Airport (TIA), Phnom Penh’s new airport, where first phase operation is scheduled in mid 2024. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/author/may-kunmakara/17732

Cambodia’s imports of oil, gas, coal surge 7.8 percent in Q1

Cambodia’s imports of oil, gas and coal rose by 7.8 percent in the first quarter of 2023, said a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501271456/cambodias-imports-of-oil-gas-coal-surge-7-8-percent-in-q1/

Coal-powered power plant in Oddar Meanchey to open soon

A coal-powered electricity plant in Trapeang Prasat district is scheduled to open soon, while the transmission line from Oddar Meanchey to the eastern substation of Siem Reap has been built said Pen Kosal, Governor of Oddar Meanchey Province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501259335/coal-powered-power-plant-in-oddar-meanchey-to-open-soon/

Cambodia, Kuwait to further boost bilateral relation and cooperation

Cambodia and Kuwait have reiterated their commitments to further enhance bilateral relation and cooperation in areas of trade, economy and oil/gas exploration. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501234952/cambodia-kuwait-to-further-boost-bilateral-relation-and-cooperation/

Thailand, Cambodia inch closer towards oil and gas exploration in disputed waters

Discussions of a joint development area (JDA) for oil and gas exploration in the overlapping claims between Cambodia and Thailand in the Gulf of Thailand have reached the level of the Cabinet, a Government House source said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501214491/thailand-cambodia-inch-closer-towards-oil-and-gas-exploration-in-disputed-waters/

China-backed 700MW coal power station online: HSPGC

Huadian Sihanoukville Power Generation Co Ltd (HSPGC), under China’s Huadian Overseas Investment Co Ltd, on December 16 officially put online the “number-two unit” of its 700MW coal-fired HSPGC Power Plant in Preah Sihanouk province, after a successful commissioning test, making it the largest power station ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/china-backed-700mw-coal-power-station-online-hspgc

$3.38 billion worth of oil and gas products imported by Cambodia in first 11 months

Cambodia have imported oil and gas products worth $3.38 billion in the first 11 months of 2022, up almost 58 percent over the same period last year, a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise said on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501201457/3-38-billion-worth-of-oil-and-gas-products-imported-by-cambodia-in-first-11-months/

700 MW Coal-fired powerplant starts operation

China Huadian Corp’s 700-megawatt coal-fired plant in Sihanoukville has started generating energy after 72 hours of testing, aiming to help solve Cambodia’s power shortages while promoting local socioeconomic development, according to a news report. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-sihanoukville-china-huadian-corp-coal-fired-powerplant

Canadian firm granted oil, gas exploration, production licence

The government has given the nod to EnerCam Resources Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Toronto-listed Angkor Resources Corp, for oil and gas exploration, development and production on southwestern Cambodia’s roughly 7,300sq km onshore Block VIII in the Kampong-Som Basin, the parent company reported on October ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/canadian-firm-granted-oil-gas-exploration-production-licence

New talks to end Overlapping Claims Area petroleum riches by Thailand and Cambodia

Thailand is scheduled to hold talks with Cambodia over a 26,000 sq kilometers overlapping claims area (OCA) estimated to hold up to 500 million barrels of oil and gas deposits under the sea floor. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501152822/new-talks-to-end-overlapping-claims-area-petroleum-riches-by-thailand-and-cambodia/

ASEAN majority want end to coal

A survey has revealed that more than half of respondents want ASEAN countries to stop building new coal plants immediately, while almost two-thirds want their countries to phase out coal consumption either immediately or by 2030. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-majority-want-end-coal

Stolen crude oil to be returned to Cambodia

Cambodia has reached an agreement to receive 300,000 barrels of crude oil that was stolen by a tanker following a payment dispute with Singaporean energy​ KrisEnergy, a senior government official said on Tuesday. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/stolen-crude-oil-to-be-returned-to-cambodia

Retail fuel rates raised for fifth time

Economists and manufacturing players are concerned about the relentless rise in Cambodian fuel prices, which they blame for a general upswing in the prices of other goods and services – a trend many fear may be extended by Russia’s military offensive in Ukraine.   ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/retail-fuel-rates-raised-fifth-time

Retail fuel rates hiked for fourth straight period

The government has increased retail fuel prices for the fourth bimonthly period in a row, as oil climbs towards $100 per barrel – a trend that has devastated the transport and private-hire sectors and other major petrol consumers ravaged by Covid-induced revenue losses for more ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/retail-fuel-rates-hiked-fourth-straight-period

CSOs cheer coal, hydro ban

A group of 10 civil society organisations (CSOs) applauded Minister of Environment Say Samal’s affirmation of Cambodia’s commitment to refrain from developing any new coal-fired power plants and from building any new hydropower dams along the Mekong River. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/csos-cheer-coal-hydro-ban

Kingdom seeks buyers for crude amid discouraging production

The government and Singaporean oil exploration firm KrisEnergy Ltd are actively working together to find markets for the crude oil produced offshore Cambodia and to plan for further steps in resource development for Block A, according to a senior government official. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-seeks-buyers-crude-amid-discouraging-production

Oddar Meanchey coal power plant set for next year

A 265MW coal-fired power plant in Oddar Meanchey province is scheduled to begin operations early next year as construction of the plant’s infrastructure and transmission line connecting to East Siem Reap Substation nears completion, according to deputy provincial governor Di Rado. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/oddar-meanchey-coal-power-plant-set-next-year

Indebted oil company reports lower-than-expected oil at Cambodian block

KrisEnergy has warned that its current production rate at Cambodia’s Apsara offshore oil block has yielded only around half the company’s projected peak rate, and it has extended debt repayment deadlines and brought in an engineering firm to assess the situation amid “material uncertainty ...

Danielle Keeton-Olsen
https://vodenglish.news/indebted-oil-company-reports-lower-than-expected-oil-at-cambodian-block/

KrisEnergy may face action: Gov’t official

Following the announcement last week by KrisEnergy Ltd of less-than-anticipated results from oil production at the Apsara Mini Phase 1A development, a senior official from the Ministry of Mines and Energy said the government could penalise  the company or terminate its licence. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50834110/krisenergy-may-face-action-govt-official/

Cambodia chalks up five oil wells

Singapore-based oil and gas firm KrisEnergy Ltd began extracting crude oil from four additional wells late last month, according to Cheap Sour, a senior official at the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-chalks-five-oil-wells

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