PTT Public Co. Ltd.
27 Feb 2023
The Andaman Sea, southern Myanmar, 60 kilometers offshore south of Myanmar lies Yadana, the main natural gas field of the country. Natural gas sources have become a hotspot of geopolitical involvement in the ongoing political upheaval inside Myanmar as oil and gas rank as the top profit-making businesses for the coup-making military junta.
7 Nov 2022
Despite mounting international pressure for energy companies to withdraw from Myanmar to prevent the ruling junta from filling its coffers and fuelling airstrikes on civilians, Thai PTT Group continues to own and operate natural gas fields in the country.
2 Feb 2017
Co-leaders of the People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC), an anti-election movement, will pay nearly 96 million baht in compensation for damage caused during unrest in 2014. On 31 January 2017, the Civil Court of Justice ruled that five leaders of the PDRC were guilty of trespassing on the offices of both the Ministry of Energy and the Petroleum Authority of Thailand (PTT), during the movement’s ‘Bangkok Shutdown’ in 2014.
8 Nov 2016
The Court of Appeal has handed a nine month suspended jail term to the Facebook admin of a page campaigning for energy reform. He was accused of defaming a board member of a Thai petroleum giant.