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Myanmar gas crunch seen in April

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CHIANG MAI : The natural gas supply from Myanmar's Yadana and Yetagun blocks will be disrupted again from April 4-12 when electricity demand peaks at the height of the hot season, says the energy minister. 

Pongsak Raktapongpaisal said energy policymakers will meet in the next two weeks to discuss the expected disruption of Myanmar gas.

Some 25% of the gas supply in Thailand comes from Myanmar, amounting to 1.1 billion cubic feet per day. Overall, Thailand consumes 4.2 billion to 4.4 billion cfpd.

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