Electricity production

Non-renewable energy production

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

Oil revenue no short-term fix to economic growth: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that oil revenues will have less of an impact in the short term on the country’s overall economy than other traditional business sectors. His statement was made during a joint ceremony for the inauguration of  the Chamkar Mon Water ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809405/oil-revenue-no-short-term-fix-to-economic-growth-pm/

Two power plants in Kandal start their engines

The heavy fuel oil-fired power plants in Kandal province’s Lvea Em district have started their engines and are generating power to the national grid, according to the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803643/two-power-plants-in-kandal-start-their-engines/

CDC approves Royal Group’s 700MW coal-fired power plant

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) on December 8 approved Botum Sakor Energy Co Ltd’s (BSE’s) more-than-$1 billion 700MW coal-fired power station in Koh Kong province’s southwestern Botum Sakor district. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-approves-royal-groups-700mw-coal-fired-power-plant

Clean energy microgrid in pipeline for Koh Rong Sanloem

A new private-sector energy development is in the pipeline for Koh Rong Sanloem Island with the goal of bringing clean and reliable electricity 24 hours a day to the remote location. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/clean-energy-microgrid-pipeline-koh-rong-sanloem

Royal Group a step closer to new coal-fired power plant

Sinosteel Equipment Co Ltd and Royal Group wholly-owned Cambodia Bodong Shaguo Energy Co Ltd signed an Engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the new 700 mW coal-fired power plant project. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784902/royal-group-a-step-closer-to-new-coal-fired-power-plant/

KrisEnergy seeks additional delay to Cambodia Block A scheduled oil extraction

A senior official of the General Department of Petroleum at the Ministry of Mines and Energy said the ministry is reviewing a request letter from Singapore-listed company KrisEnergy asking for a delay to the start of oil extraction in Cambodia Block A. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783454/krisenergy-seeks-additional-delay-to-cambodia-block-a-scheduled-oil-extraction/

New coal-fired power plant in national park commissioned

The Kingdom’s tycoon Kith Meng’s Royal Group has secured 168.8 hectares of land in Koh Kong’s Botum Sakor National Park under a leasing agreement to develop a 700 megawatt (mW)  coal power plant, according to a government sub-decree. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50753768/new-coal-fired-power-plant-in-national-park-commissioned/

Talks to resume on offshore oil and gas

Thailand’s outgoing Energy Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong expects that there will be a resumption of talks to resolve the dispute of the offshore petroleum blocks in the overlapping maritime territories between Cambodia and Thailand after a delay of 20 years, according to a Bangkok Post report.​ ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50747626/talks-to-resume-on-offshore-oil-and-gas/

Coal: A burning question

Cambodia and other Asean member states have discussed the future of the coal mining business for the power sector in the region, according to the Cambodia Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME). The Ministry said the discussion was made at the Asean Coal Business Roundtable ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50743466/coal-a-burning-question/

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

cYxwa
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!