HCM City to open 62 petrol stations on waterways
Of the 407 petrol stations to be opened in Ho Chi Minh City from now until 2030, 62 of them will be on boats on local waterways.
PV Oil to expand share in domestic market
Petrovietnam Oil (PV Oil) Corp. aims to expand its share of the domestic oil and petrol retail market from 22 percent to at least 35 percent by 2020 through mergers and acquisitions transactions.
Obstacles hinder automated petrol stations
All 2,400 gas stations owned by the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) are designed to accommodate cash free purchases and can switch to an automated pay model to help reduce labour costs, especially late at night, said Bui Ngoc Bao, Petrolimex’s Chairman.
E5 petrol makers, distributors want more State support
E5 petrol producers and distributors need more State support to sell the product on the local market due to the numerous difficulties they face, the Vietnam Petroleum Association said.
HCM City to promote sales of E5 bio-fuel
Ethanol gasoline E5(A92-RON petrol containing 5 percent ethanol) will be sold at all filling stations in HCM City beginning on December 31, according to the city's Department of Industry and Trade.
Thailand promotes one village-one product programme
Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce has announced a plan to support 450 enterprises under the programme OTOP in an attempt to introducing Thai products to international markets.
E5 bio-fuel sold nationwide
The environmentally-friendly E5 petrol is sold across the country from December 1, in accordance with the Prime Minister’s Decision No 53/2012/QD-TTg.
Lao PetroVietnam Oil marks 5th anniversary
A ceremony to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Lao PetroVietnam Oil (PV Oil Laos), a subsidiary of the PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PV Oil), was held in Vientiane on November 30.
State to encourage use of bio-petrol
The relevant state offices must ensure supply of E5 grade bio-fuel for the domestic market to sell bio-petrol nationwide from November end, the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade said.
Decision to ensure high quality bio-fuel supplies
From December this year E5 bio-fuel made by adding ethanol will be produced and sold nationwide, according to the Prime Minister's Decision 53/2012/QD – TTg on the road map for using E5 petrol.
Nghi Son refinery complex to double its capacity
Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical
Limited Liability Company (NSRP) is considering doubling the capacity of
its refinery complex, scheduled to start operations in July 2017, to
400,000 barrels per day (bpd) to meet growing domestic demand, said NSRP
General Director Kazutoshi Shimmura.
HCM City enhances inspections on fire prevention violations
Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City’s People Committee Le Hoang Quan asked
local authorities to intensify inspections on and strictly punish
violations of regulations on fire prevention and fighting in the city.
Da Nang sells bio-fuel at 45 filling stations
As many as 45 out of 92 petrol stations in the central city of Da
Nang has officially sold bio-fuel E5 and Mogas 95, according the
municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
Hanoi officially sells bio-fuel E5 from next month
Hanoi will officially sell bio-fuel E5 at 42 petrol stations from next
month onwards, according to the municipal Department of Industry and
Government encourages use of bio-fuel
Bio-fuel will be sold in all cities and provinces of Vietnam next year, said a Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) official.
Domestic petrol prices rise again, global trend blamed
Domestic petrol prices rose for the second time this year on March 19 by
an average of 180 VND per litre, with authorities citing consistently
high world prices as the reason for granting approval for the hike.
Thai protesters launch Bangkok shutdown campaign
Thai opposition protesters led by the People’s Democratic Reform
Committee on January 13 launched their planned "shutdown" of Bangkok
in an escalation of their campaign to unseat Prime Minister Yingluck
VN to persevere with biofuel conversion plan
Vietnam will continue to develop its production of bio-fuel, despite the fact it has been slow to catch on.