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Chevron subpoenaed over kem ley murder case

Oil giant Chevron has been ordered by a U.S. district court judge to turn over a wide range of documents and information it may possess relating to the murder of political analyst Kem Ley at a Phnom Penh Caltex gas station in July last year. ...

Brendan O’Byrne
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/chevron-subpoenaed-over-kem-ley-murder-case-133296/

Chevron, Sam Rainsy continue to spar over Kem Ley video

U.S. oil giant Chevron has clashed with the former opposition leader of Cambodia over a request to release footage of the murder of prominent political analyst Kem Ley at one of its gas stations in Phnom Penh last year, court documents reveal.Chevron is seeking to ...

Men Kimseng
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/chevron-sam-rainsy-continue-to-spar-over-kem-ley-video/3871130.html

No info on murder: Chevron

Petrol giant Chevron claims former Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy and his lawyers have attempted to “besmirch” the company with a “burdensome” request seeking information about the murder of Kem Ley, according to a recent California court document. ...

Erin Handley
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/no-info-murder-chevron

Oil firm ready to push ahead with offshore drilling

Singapore-listed oil and gas firm KrisEnergy Ltd is moving closer to finalising its deal with the Cambodian government that will pave the way for extraction from the Block A offshore oil field once negotiations over a technical strategy and fiscal regime have been finalised. ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/oil-firm-ready-push-ahead-offshore-drilling

Commerce minister, US Ambassador swap praise after trade trip

U.S. Ambassador William Todd and Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol praised each other for their dedication to the development of the Cambodian economy at a press conference in Phnom Penh on Monday, following a joint trade mission last month to the U.S. Mr. Todd and Mr. Chanthol, ...

Alex Willemyns
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/commerce-minister-us-ambassador-swap-praise-after-trade-trip-63458/

Cambodia's oil imports rise

Cambodia imported approximately 1.2 billion tonnes of petroleum in the first nine months of the year, up 12.51 per cent from the 1.1 billion tonnes in the same period last year, statistics from the Ministry of Commerce showed last week. From January to September, Cambodia bought ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012111459729/Business/cambodias-oil-imports-rise.html

US-Asean Delegation to visit Cambodia this month

A US-Asean Business Council delegation will visit Phnom Penh on March 19 and 20 to meet with government officials about current or potential investments in the country, American Cambodian Business Council President Bretton Sciaroni said. The meeting comes after a delegation of 11 Fortune 500 ...

Cambodia - Next Oil and Natural Gas Frontier?

U.S. and Japanese companies are interested in prospecting for oil and natural gas in Cambodia. According to Phai Siphan, state secretary and spokesman of the Council of Ministers Office, in the provinces of Preah Vihear, Siemreab, and Kampong Thom there are 17 oil blocs covering ...

http://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Cambodia-Next-Oil-and-Natural-Gas-Frontier.html

US firms eye new markets in the Kingdom

VISA, Mastercard, Dell and Cisco Systems have been added to a growing list of US companies looking to enter the Cambodian market, according to Frances Zwenig, counsellor of the US-ASEAN Business Council. The financial services and information technology companies joined GE, Chevron, Johnson & Johnson ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011090551459/Business/us-firms-eye-new-markets-in-the-kingdom.html

Cambodia calls for talks with Thailand on disputed oil and gas zone

Cambodia called Tuesday for the newly elected Thai government to resume talks on resolving claims to a 27,000-square-kilometre stretch of seabed considered rich in oil and gas. The Cambodian National Petroleum Authority, a government body, said it had ‘a firm commitment to finding an equitable ...

http://news.monstersandcritics.com/asiapacific/news/article_1659957.php/Cambodia-calls-for-talks-with-Thailand-on-disputed-oil-and-gas-zone

Oil dispute optimism

A solution to the Overlapping Claims Area (OCA) in the Gulf of Thailand may be at hand due to the election of Puea Thai. Petroleum companies are said to to be ready to explore the region, an area of more than 27,000 square kilometers. A ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072150552/Business/oil-dispute-optimism.html

Thaksin oil deal interrupted

A Cambodian and Thai dispute over oil nearly reached a resolution when then prime minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra was ousted was revealed in diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks. The cable details a meeting between the US-ASEAN Business council in Phnom Penh on May 15, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011071350344/National-news/thaksin-oil-deal-interrupted.html

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