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ExxonMobil petroleum projects in central Vietnam ongoing as planned

Petroleum projects being executed jointly by PetroVietnam (PVN) and America’s ExxonMobil in central Vietnam are proceeding as scheduled.

India, Vietnam concur on East Sea oil and gas cooperation

India and Vietnam are on the same East Sea page and keen to continue oil and gas cooperation, senior officials say.

Top rice exporter wants to invest in petroleum

Vinafood II, one of Vietnam’s biggest rice exporters, has announced plans to diversify into oil trading and gasoline retailing.
July 17, 2019 | 07:03 pm GMT+7

Biofuel fails to make a difference in Vietnam, consumption drops

After being introduced as a more environmentally friendly option in late 2017, E5 biofuel consumption has fallen.
May 13, 2019 | 04:30 pm GMT+7

Petrol shortage fuels discontent among distributors

Some petroleum distributors are grumbling about getting only 50 percent of demand after Vietnam’s biggest refinery halted production early 2019. 
March 27, 2019 | 12:13 pm GMT+7

PetroVietnam's troubled billion-dollar investment in Venezuela probed

The Ministry of Public Security's Investigation Agency is investigating possible fraud by PetroVietnam in its Venezuelan oil exploration and production project.
March 17, 2019 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

​Vietnam’s top oil executive seeks to resign

PetroVietnam's board of directors has received a resignation letter submitted by the state-owned group's general director Nguyen Vu Truong Son.
March 14, 2019 | 09:24 am GMT+7

Vietnam Jan coffee exports likely to fall 19.1 pct y/y to 175,000 tonnes

Vietnam’s coffee exports for January are expected to fall 19.1 percent from a year earlier to 175,000 tonnes, while rice exports will likely decline 18.5 percent.
January 29, 2019 | 02:06 pm GMT+7

Dung Quat oil refinery seeks same treatment from government as rival

Authorities in central Quang Ngai Province want more concessions for their Dung Quat oil refinery to match those given to a competitor.
November 07, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Russia to deepen energy and defense relations

Vietnam and Russia have agreed to further strengthen their cooperation in hydrocarbon exploration, extraction and production, as also defense ties.
September 08, 2018 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Nghi Son refinery seeks permit to export petroleum products

Nghi Son has sought a license to export a few hundred tons of petroleum products at market prices, the trade ministry has confirmed.
September 03, 2018 | 08:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s fuel deficit to persist despite new refinery

The country's refined fuel deficit will still remain though Nghi Son Refinery's imminent start of production is to improve its self-sufficiency.
August 10, 2018 | 03:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s planned environmental tax hike under scrutiny for lack of transparency

While industry experts worry about losses, economists demand to know how the tax money will be spent.
May 20, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Proposed environmental tax on coal would inflate electricity price: expert

The environmental tax is hoped to reduce Vietnam’s carbon emissions but industry experts worry it would undermine the coal mining industry.
May 19, 2018 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Vietnamese government approves fuel tax hike proposal in fight against pollution

Pending Vietnam’s parliamentary approval, the hike will go into effect from July 1.
May 17, 2018 | 11:18 am GMT+7
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