Tags : Diesel


Oil prices in Thailand cheaper than neighbors

BANGKOK, 10 March 2011 (NNT) – Domestic retail oil prices in Thailand remain cheaper than other countries in ASEAN, except Malaysia, which has been implementing a price subsidy policy, making it the only country in the region where oil prices are cheaper than Thailand. According to Energy Policy and Planning Office (EPPO) Director Viraphol Jirapraditkul, […]Read More


Shell Thailand: Diesel B3 will be available this April

BANGKOK, MARCH 06 2011 (NNT) – According to Shell Thailand , after the government had announced to adjust the portion of Biodiesel B100 in diesel from five percent to two percent since the beginning of March, due to the insufficiency of palm oil for production and consumption in the country, Shell has started to distribute […]Read More


Thailand Promotes ED95 Fuel in Push to Become World’s Ethanol

Thai private and state sectors are working together to promote Thailand’s first use of ED95 fuel by large passenger buses. The move is intended to help the country achieve its 15-year alternative energy development goal and become the world’s ethanol export center in the future. The Energy Ministry and the Industry Ministry have signed an […]Read More


Oil spill clean-up gets under way off Phuket

A clean-up operation has begun after a ship loaded with 40,000 litres of diesel capsized near Phuket. Nawin Thananet, the 3rd Fleet’s chief of staff, said a helicopter was sent yesterday to survey the oil spill site 12 nautical miles off Phuket. The survey found an oil slick 0.8 kilometres wide and 4.8km long. The […]Read More


Phuket Oil Spill: diesel slick drifting toward Phi Phi Islands

PHUKET: A large plume of diesel fuel emanating from the wreck of the Choke Thavorn 6 fuel tanker that sunk in heavy seas off Phuket yesterday is heading in the general direction of the Phi Phi Islands in Phuket’s neighboring province Krabi. Crew aboard Royal Thai Navy helicopters monitoring the situation told a reporter from […]Read More