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Myanmar offers gas help

Plant upgrade delays fail to avert blackout threat

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  • Writer: Yuthana Praiwan & Penchan Charoensuthipan
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The threat of possible blackouts in Bangkok and some southern areas remains even as Myanmar has agreed to help the government through its high-demand power woes in April. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her cabinet walk to Government House wearing lighter clothing to help conserve energy. CHANAT KATANYU

Total, French operator of the Yadana block in Myanmar, has agreed to delay maintenance at the Yadana gas field by 36 hours from the morning of April 4 to midday on April 5, the government said yesterday.

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