New gas and oil port for Mon State

A construction deal for a new oil and gas port in Moulmein [Mawlamyine] has been signed between Mon State regional government and Myanmar Offshore Supply Base Ltd (MOSB). The facility on the east of the Gulf of Martaban will cover an area of 193 acres on land, and 46 acres of riverfront. Leonard Oh of MOSB said the project will “provide the local workforce with a wider range of choices to upgrade their standards of living,” according to press reports.