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NRC rejects petroleum exploration concession

The National Reform Council (NRC) voted to reject the ongoing process to open bidding for the offshore and onshore petroleum concessions with a vote of 130:79. The proposal for the 21st auction for the petroleum concessions, was submitted to the NRC for approval after its energy reform committee has earlier supported it. Read more: thaipbs.or.thRead More

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Gasohol consumption on the rise in Thailand

BANGKOK, 11 February 2013 (NNT) – The Department of Energy Business reported a continued rise in gasohol demand as benzene 91 is expected to become unavailable by the end of March. Director-General Viraphol Jirapraditakul said that refineries in Thailand have already halted the production of 91 octane petrol since Jan 1, 2013, but its sales […]Read More

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Blast injures four at garage in Bangkok

Like a scene out of some action movie, explosions and flames ravaged a garage specialising in installing petrol tanks in Bangkok’s Taling Chan district Thursday, injuring four people. The incident took place at 11.30am at the triple-garage building of PR Supergas Co Ltd near Soi Boromrajajonani 28. Read more: The NationRead More

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Toyota petrol depot in flames in Chachoengsao

A fire breaks out Sunday night at a petrol depot belonging to a Toyota manufacturing plant in Chachoengsao’s Ban Pho district. Sporadic loud explosions were heard in the blaze that started at 6:50 pm. Read more: The Nation By The NationRead More

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Fire at Bangkok’s Bangchak refinery: blaze under control

BANGKOK, July 4 – Fire broke out at the Bangchak refinery complex in Bangkok’s Phra Khanong district but the blaze is now under control and fire officials and refinery engineers are investigating to find the cause of the accident. The fire erupted at about 7.20am at the Bangchak Petroleum refinery as well as oil distribution […]Read More

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200000 litres of oil spills as railway tankers derail in

BANGKOK, April 24 – The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) suspended its north-bound train service to some central provinces after five carriages of an oil tanker train derailed in Bangkok’s Don Mueang district Tuesday afternoon, blocking tracks and leaking 200,000 litres of crude oil in the immediate area. No one was injured in the incident […]Read More