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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/

All clear for construction of 700MW coal plant

A 700 MW coal-fired power plant in Preah Sihanouk province is set to begin construction soon, as authorities announce they have completed an environmental and social impact review. The $1.3 billion project is developed by Cambodia International Investment Development Group Co Ltd (CIIDG), in coordination ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/all-clear-construction-700mw-coal-plant

Kandal’s 400mW heavy fuel power plant to resume construction next month

Construction on a 400 megawatt (mW) heavy fuel oil power project in Kandal province’s Lvea Em district, which was planned to begin operations in the first part of June, will not be able to move forward as planned. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726931/kandals-400mw-heavy-fuel-power-plant-to-resume-construction-next-month/

Oddar Meanchey coal-fired plant 50% complete

Han Seng Coal Mine Co Ltd’s (HSCMC’s) 265MW coal-fired power station in Oddar Meanchey province’s easternmost Trapaing Prasat district is more than 50 per cent complete, with construction expected to be completed next year, provincial governor Pen Kosal said on Tuesday. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/oddar-meanchey-coal-fired-plant-50-complete

KrisEnergy secures $87 million loan facility for Phase 1 of Apsara oil fields in Cambodia

KrisEnergy (Apsara) Company Ltd, the concession holder for Cambodia’s Block 1 offshore oil field has secured a credit facility agreement of $87 million. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50719285/krisenergy-secures-87-million-loan-facility-for-phase-1-of-apsara-oil-fields-in-cambodia/

Senate posed to sign off on 1,000 mW power project

The Senate will convene today for an extraordinary session to discuss the approval of three new power plants which will cumulatively generate nearly 1,000 mW. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708399/senate-posed-to-sign-off-on-1000-mw-power-project/

Cambodia power up

The first phase of the $380 million HFO power plant in Kandal province’s Lvea Em district will begin operations in April and produce 100MW of electricity, said the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-powers

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