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NewsBase Myanmar Special Report

  • ID: 2570924
  • April 2013
  • Region: Burma
  • 19 Pages
  • NewsBase Limited

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Anadarko Petroleum
  • CNOOC
  • Fastnet Oil and Gas
  • MOGE
  • Petrobras
  • RFC Ambrian
  • MORE

Since the election of a nominally civilian government in March 2011, Myanmar has emerged from political isolation and started attracting the attention of investors hungry for new markets and opportunities.

With the lifting of sanctions, Western oil and gas companies now have an unprecedented opportunity to enter Myanmar. The rewards could be enormous, given that the country has large tracts, both on and offshore, that have seen little to no exploration thus far. In an age where the industry considers there to be no more “easy oil,” the Southeast Asian country's undiscovered potential is enticing.

Yet Myanmar's isolation also means the Westerners will have to forge an unknown path if they wish to establish a foothold in the country. Reform and a semblance of democracy may have prevailed, but old hazards remain with many of those connected to the former regime remaining a powerful force in Myanmar.

Two decades of international sanctions took their toll on the economy, and their lifting has seen a rapid shift in Myanmar's political and energy spheres.

For a time, China was Myanmar's only truly visible supporter on the world stage, with Beijing READ MORE >

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Anadarko Petroleum
  • CNOOC
  • Fastnet Oil and Gas
  • MOGE
  • Petrobras
  • RFC Ambrian
  • MORE

OVERVIEW

- Myanmar: open for business

BILATERAL RELATIONS

- The Sino-Myanmar relationship is transforming
- Thailand keeps focus on Myanmar's energy sector

RISK ASSESSMENT

- Hurdles ahead for Myanmar investors
- Myanmars energy ambitions come with risks

POTENTIAL

- Looking back to look forwards
- A scarcity of data confronts those interested in Myanmar
- Infrastructure investment to unlock Myanmars potential

- Anadarko Petroleum
- Apache
- BG Group
- BP
- BPC
- CNOOC
- CSLA
- Cobalt International Energy
- Desire
- Devon Energy
- Europa Oil & Gas
- Fastnet Oil and Gas
- Hyperdynamics
- Ikon Science
- Kosmos Energy
- LUKoil
- MOGE
- MPE
- NewsBase
- Noble Energy
- Ophir
- PGS
- PTTEP
- PetroMall
- Petrobras
- Providence Resources
- RFC Ambrian
- SCS Corp
- Shell
- Simba Energy
- Spectrum
- Statoil
- Total
- Tullow Oil
- Wartsila
- Wood Mackenzie

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