Tags : Fuel


Bangkok taxi meter rates to increase in April

BANGKOK, 12 March 2012 (NNT) – Thailand Ministry of Transport has granted approval for a taxi fare hike, in line with the rising fuel costs. Fare hikes for other public transport systems that operate on diesel are still awaiting more assessments from the ministry. Deputy Permanent Secretary for Transport, Silpachai Charukasemrattana, today revealed that the […]Read More


Thai retail fuel could reach THB50 per liter if global

BANGKOK, 26 February 2012 (NNT) – The continued increase in global oil prices may soon drive Thailand’s retail fuel prices to hit the THB50-a-liter level, according to the country’s energy planning agency. Energy Policy and Planning Office (EPPO) Director-General Suthep Liumsirijarern commented that global oil prices are expected to reach a new high of US$150 […]Read More


China keen on investing in Thai high-speed train project

BANGKOK, 6 February 2012 (NNT) – China has expressed interest in collaborating financially with Thailand on the construction of a high-speed train as well as the development of alternative energy. Chair of the Strategic Committee for Reconstruction and Future Development (SCRF) Veerapong Ramangkura stated that during his discussion with the Chinese Ambassador to Thailand, the […]Read More


40,000 liters of smuggled fuel seized in Phuket

PHUKET: Police on Friday seized 40,000 liters of smuggled fuel aboard a modified fishing boat at the Phuket Deep Sea Port. The arrests were made just before dusk by a regional police special task force set up to prevent smuggling of fuel, together with the Marine Police in Phuket and officers from the Phuket Provincial […]Read More


Thai Airways to Raise Fuel Charge for international flights

Thai Airways will increase the fuel charge for international flights starting from April 18 onwards, and for European flights starting from May 2. Thai Airways International has announced that the company will raise the fuel surcharge for international-flight passengers. The company said it will be changing the fees to reduce fuel expenditures, in line with […]Read More


Drillers strike it rich off Thailand

Pearl Oil found petroleum in G6/50 field; Chevron (Thailand) discovered it in G7/50; and PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) made its find in the G8/50 field. They were granted the concessions in the 20th round of concession granting by the Department of Mineral Fuels. The department’s directorgeneral, Songpob Polchan, said concession holders should promote good […]Read More