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  1. 1. business | 12 Dec 2014

    IRPC rejects hype on oil glut

    energy

    By Yuthana Praiwan, Newspaper section: Business

    » Plunging oil prices have most oil analysts believing the worst is yet to come. But Thailand's integrated petrochemical producer, IRPC Plc, is more optimistic, saying the oil glut may ease soon with a possible cut of...

  2. 2. learning | 13 Jul 2010

    Oil and water don't mix

    THE CHINGCHOK HUNTER

    By David Canavan, Newspaper section: Learningpost

    » Oil is always in the news for some reason or another, whether for fluctuating barrel prices, oil-rig fires, or tanker crashes and leaks. Recently, it is because of the gigantic semi-submersible Mobile Offshore Drilling U...

  3. 3. business | 09 Dec 2014

    PTG, Tha Chang Industry plan B4.8bn palm oil plant

    energy

    By Yuthana Praiwan, Newspaper section: Business

    » PTG Energy Plc, a SET-listed oil retailer and wholesaler, has joined Tha Chang Industry Group (TCG), Thailand's leading palm oil producer, to develop the country's first integrated palm oil complex, worth 4.8 b...

  4. 4. news | 30 Jan 2015

    First cargo of imported palm oil arrives

    By Online Reporters

    » The first 9,000 tonnes of imported crude palm oil intended to ease a supply shortage arrived a port in Samut Prakan on Friday and will be distributed to refineries for eventual bottling as cooking oil.

  5. 5. news | 26 Jan 2015

    For Angola, plunging oil price jeopardises budget

    By AFP

    » LUANDA - With oil prices collapsing over 50 percent in the past six months, Angola -- Africa's second-largest oil producer -- has had to introduce austerity measures and overhaul its budget to deal with a severe dro...

  6. 6. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Cabinet backs palm oil imports

    agriculture

    Newspaper section: News

    » The cabinet has approved a proposal to import 50,000 tonnes of crude palm oil while at the same time assuring local growers that a minimum price for fresh oil palm fruits has been set in order to prevent a slump in the p...

  7. 7. business | 21 Jan 2015

    Palm oil's portion in biodiesel to be halved

    ENERGY

    By Yuthana Praiwan, Newspaper section: Business

    » The Energy Ministry will cut the proportion of palm-based biodiesel (B100) in retail biodiesel to 3.5% from 7% to spare crude palm oil supply and help prevent a shortage in the food industry at a time when domestic palm ...

  8. 8. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Oil palm import plan riles farmers

    agriculture

    Newspaper section: News

    » Oil palm growers are threatening to ratchet up their protest against the government's move to import palm oil.

  9. 9. opinion | 17 Jan 2015

    Don't expect an economic bonanza from cheap oil

    energy prices

    Newspaper section: News

    » Cheap oil is a double-edged sword for diversified economies: On one hand, investment drops in the oil and gas sector, hurting jobs and the stock market; on the other hand, consumers and companies that use a lot of hydroc...

  10. 10. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Schlumberger cuts 9,000 jobs due to low oil prices

    By AFP

    » NEW YORK - Oil services company Schlumberger Thursday said it was firing 9,000 workers due to plunging oil prices that have forced petroleum companies to cut drilling budgets.

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