Tags : Diesel


Bangkok: Diesel-Powered Trucks Banned

BANGKOK, Jan 15 (TNA) – More road checkpoints have been erected to ban diesel-power trucks from entering the capital’s inner areas during rush hour in a bid to ease fine dust pollution. The checkpoints were increased from 12 to 20 on the outskirts of Bangkok such as in Thonburi, Bang Khun Thian and Bangna, where […]Read More


Diesel price may top B30

The pump price of diesel may exceed 30 baht a litre if crude prices reach US$90 a barrel because the marketing margin is already low, Energy Minister Siri Jirapongphan warned on Wednesday. The government would be able to cap the price at 30 baht a litre until the end of this year as long as […]Read More


More subsidy injected to freeze retail price of diesel at

The Energy Policy Committee has agreed to inject another 70 satang/litre to one baht/litre subsidy from the Oil Fund to freeze the retail price of diesel at 30baht/litre. Energy Minister Siri Chirapongphan said that the increased subsidy for diesel up to one baht/litre instead of 30 satang/litre was based on the assumption that global crude […]Read More


Royal Thai Fleet 1 and Excise Department nab ship carrying

CHONBURI, 11th September 2018 (NNT) – Royal Thai Fleet 1 and the Excise Department Office in Chonburi have apprehended a ship attempting to smuggle 240,000 liters of diesel fuel through the Gulf of Thailand, sparing the nation a loss of over 10 million baht. The arrest followed a tip off that a ship carrying untaxed […]Read More


Diesel cost to be limited to no more than 30

BANGKOK, 23rd May 2018 (NNT) – The Ministry of Energy has decided to limit the price of diesel fuel to no more than 30 baht per liter while revealing Biodiesel B20 will be introduced at 3 baht less than normal diesel in July. Minister of Energy Siri Jirapongphan has disclosed a meeting of the Energy […]Read More


Curbs for canal boat operator, public vessels told to stop

Public transport authorities will meet Monday to discuss safety measures for commuters following the explosion on a Khlong Saen Saep boat on Saturday. Deputy Transport Minister Ormsin Chivapruck, who called for the meeting, said it would sound out measures to ensure safety for passengers on public transport, particularly commuter vehicles or boats fitted with dual-fuel […]Read More


Freight train loaded with over 300,000 litres of diesel derails

A freight train loaded with over 300,000 litres of diesel derailed near Nonglom railway station in Lamphun province, paralysing rail service between Bangkok and the northern cities this morning. Railway officials said they didn’t expect to put the freight train back on tracks soon as 300,000 litres of diesel are still leaking from broken tanks. […]Read More


Volkswagen engulfed by diesel emissions scandal

Chief Executive of Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn issued on Sunday a public apology and announced an outside inquiry would be carried out, after the company became engulfed in a scandal about diesel emissions tests. Over the weekend there were damaging revelations that the car manufacturer has been using illegal software to enable diesel cars to cheat […]Read More