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Construction of $620m oil refinery delayed
Construction of an oil refinery straddling two provinces in the South is going ahead slower than expected, with the project now scheduled for completion in 2022, the Ministry of Mines and Energy said. The first phase of the oil refinery, located on 365 square metres ...
Ground broken for oil refinery
After years of delays and setbacks, the Cambodian firm set to operate the Kingdom’s landmark oil refinery finally broke ground yesterday on a $1.62 billion project with an updated completion date set for the middle of 2019. ...
Hor Kimsay and Kali Kotoski
Start-up for refinery construction
Construction of phase one of a landmark $3 billion oil refining plant kicks off today in Sihanoukville province, after many delays since the company announced plans in December 2012. ...
Plans spilt for oil refinery
A mysterious cluster of crude oil storage tanks recently constructed on the coast near Kampot are linked to a $400 million project by timber baron Try Pheap to build an industrial park and oil refinery, government officials confirmed yesterday. ...
Kali Kotoski and Cheng Sokhorng
Russian crude oil imports not on refinery’s wishlist
Russia is looking to expand its crude oil exports to ASEAN countries – including Cambodia – despite the Kingdom being years away from having refinery capabilities. ...
First oil refinery a step closer
Construction on a $3 billion oil refining plant, the Kingdom’s first, will start in October this year and is expected to be finished by the end of 2018, according to a senior executive at the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) yesterday. ...
No end date in sight for oil plant completion
Cambodia Petroleum Company says its $2.3 billion oil refinery is still in the early stages of construction, after being delayed twice since it announcement in 2013. The landmark oil refinery, to be built on 365 hectares across Kampot and Sihanoukville provinces, was first expected to be ...
Offshore Block A provides buzz to Cambodia's petroleum industry
Recent events, triggered by Singapore-based KrisEnergy Ltd.’s acquisition of Chevron Corp.’s entire stake in Cambodia’s Block A in the Gulf of Thailand, may possibly end the stalemate to develop the country’s only oil discovery to date. The prospect has also rekindled hopes in Cambodia to ...
Cheang Chee Yew
Cambodia's oil imports up 10 pct in Q1
Cambodia imported 453,000 tons of petroleum in the first three months of 2014, up 10 percent from 412,190 tons over the same period last year, the data of the Ministry of Commerce showed Tuesday. During the January-March period this year, the country spent 442 million U.S. ...
The Cambodia Herald News Staff
Cambodia Wants Sinopec to Build Oil Refinery by 2018
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday urged China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec Corp, the Asia’s largest oil refining and petrochemical enterprise, to expedite its process to build an oil refinery in Cambodia by 2018, Xinhua reported on October 15, citing a spokesman. ...
Oil and Gas Industry Latest News Staff
Cambodia imports 1.1 million tons of oil in 8 months
Cambodia had imported 1.1 million tons of petroleum in the first eight months of the year, a 3.5 percent decrease compared with the 1.14 million tons over the same period last year, the figures of the Ministry of Commerce showed Friday. From January to August this ...
Xinhuanet News Staff
Cambodia's oil imports down 5.6 pct in first half of 2013
Cambodia has imported 871,000 tons of petroleum in the first six months of the year, a 5.6 percent decline compared with the 922,800 tons at the same period last year, the figures of the Ministry of Commerce showed Monday. During the January-June period this year, the ...
Cambodian, Chinese firms unveil 1st oil refinery project in Cambodia
Cambodian Petrochemical Company and Sinomach China Perfect Machinery Industry Corp jointly announced on Friday to build the first oil refinery in Cambodia and the construction is expected to be completed at the end of 2015. Zhang Sugang, president of Sinomach China Perfect Machinery Industry Corp, said ...
Cambodia eyes domestic oil production, refinery for energy security: official
Cambodia is working on three fronts to improve its energy security and supply, including the development of its first oil-producing asset, looking for ways to resolve a disagreement over disputed territory in the Gulf of Thailand, and studying the economic viability of building its own ...
Officials mum on proposed oil refinery
Officials were mum yesterday about the proposed construction of an oil refinery by a Chinese firm in Preah Sihanouk and Kampot provinces, and provincial authorities said the company had not yet been granted any land for the proposed project. Ter Chimnarith, deputy director of Kampot province’s ...
Oil refinery to be built
Construction on a US$2 billion oil refining plant, the Kingdom’s first, will start in April, according to officials close to the project. The plant, which will be built on 365 hectares across Kampot and Sihanoukville provinces and is expected to be completed in 2014, is a ...