The 225MW gas-fired Myingyan IPP project of Sembcorp Industries has reached financial close, with funds already being disbursed.
Pembangkitan Jawa-Bali (PJB) and Indonesia Power (IP), subsidiaries of PLN, have received expressions of interest (EoIs) to be a partner with a 49% stake in the development of up to seven IPPs.
Tokyo Gas is in talks with First Gen Corporation regarding its planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) investments in the Philippines, Tokyo Gas executive director Kunio Nohata told the media during a World LNG Summit in Portugal.
The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the NSTren Consortium have signed a contract for the construction of the Philippine National Railway (PNR) Clark Phase 1.
Metro Pacific Tollways Development Corp (MPTDC) has awarded Cebu Link Joint Venture (CLJV) the Ps22.6bn (US$447m) contract to build and design the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEx).
A group of Thai commercial banks have provided a loan of about US$934.5m in Thai baht equivalent to Nam Theun 1 Power Co Ltd (NT1 Power), the project company set up to develop and build the Nam Theun 1 hydroelectric power plant (HPP).
ExxonMobil, which is partnering with state-owned energy group PetroVietnam, has appointed SMBC as its financial adviser for the development of the Blue Whale project, the country’s biggest gas project.
Novatek Gas, a subsidiary of Novatek, which is one of Russia’s largest independent natural gas producers, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Total and Siemens to pursue opportunities on LNG sales in Vietnam.
Thailand’s National Environment Commission is reported to have approved the environmental impact assessment report on the 253km high-speed rail (HSR) project from Bangkok to the north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasim, allowing the project to proceed.
Korea Electric Power Industrial Development Co (KEPID), a unit of Korea Electric Power Co (Kepco), has signed a memorandum of understanding with Thai renewable energy provider Enserv Group to install over 1GW of solar and energy storage facilities in Thailand.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has subscribed to 64m shares worth Bt2,880m (US$88m) in an initial public offering of Thailand’s Gulf Energy Development. Gulf Energy has raised Bt23,999m through a recent offering and trading on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has commenced.
Wind Energy Holdings (WEH) has raised Bt37bn (US$1.14bn) of loans to finance the development of five wind farms with a combined 450MW capacity.
State-run Philippine National Oil Co (PNOC) is understood to have approached the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to be its consultant for the planned US$2bn liquefied natural gas terminal project.
Manila Water has won the Leyte Metropolitan Water District (LMWD) PPP project to design, build, renovate, maintain, operate, finance, expand, and manage the water supply and sanitation facilities.
Energy World Corporation (EWC) has finally secured land ownership and right of way access for its 600MW Pagbilao power plant to the Philippines’ National Grid connection point.
Cebu-based Vivant Corp, through its Vivant Integrated Generation Corp (VIGC), has signed a pre-development agreement (PDA) with Global Business Power Corp (GBPC) to build a 2x335MW coal-fired power plant in La Union province.
Malaysia’s Energy Commission has awarded 41 bidders projects in five capacity packages totalling 562MW in the latest round of bidding, its second, for large-scale solar PV plants for 2019/20.
Pertamina through its subsidiary Kilang Pertamina Internasional, and Russia’s Rosneft through its affiliate Petrol Complex, have set up a joint venture company called Pertamina Rosneft Pengolahan dan Petrokimia.
Pertamina EP Cepu, a unit of state oil and natural gas mining company Pertamina, has awarded JGC Corporation of Japan and Rekayasa Industri of Indonesia the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a gas processing plant in Bojonegoro, East Java.