BUSINESS – Rangoon to host oil and gas fair in October

An oil and gas trade fair will be held at the Myanmar Convention Centre on 15 – 17 October, Nasdaq announced on its news site on Monday. The inaugural event – Oil & Gas Myanmar 2014 – is expected to showcase more than 60 international exhibitors, including strong representation at the Singapore and UK pavilions, the report said. Foreign players such as ConocoPhillips, Royal Dutch Shell and Total all won offshore exploration contracts in March.