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  • Automotive

    Slash your car’s emissions with these simple tricks

    Looking to cut down on your vehicle’s emissions? You’re not alone. With growing concerns over air quality and climate change, reducing emissions from our cars has become a priority for many. It’s not just about meeting state regulations or passing your next MOT; it’s about making a positive impact on the environment and improving your car’s performance and efficiency. Fortunately,…

  • Business News

    Thai Oil predicts surge in jet fuel demand despite slow economy

    Despite forecasted sluggish economic growth, Thai Oil Plc, Thailand’s leading oil refinery in terms of capacity, envisages an upturn in demand for refined oil, particularly jet fuel, in the current year. Jet fuel consumption is predicted to surge by 24.2%, equating to an average of 16.8 million litres per day (MLD). This represents a considerable increase from the previous year’s…

  • Business News

    Southeast Asian nations ramp up efforts to boost upstream oil industry

    Southeast Asian nations are intensifying their efforts to boost the upstream oil industry, with Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand vying for investment from both domestic and international entities, as revealed by a study from BMI, a Fitch Solutions company. In 2022, Malaysia received foreign investment of 287 million ringgit (US$61.7 billion), equivalent to 47% of the nation’s overall investment, in…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand’s energy ministry to revise fuel regulations for consumer protection

    In a move to safeguard consumer rights, Thailand’s Energy Ministry is set to revise regulations to guarantee that customers receive the exact volume of fuel they purchase. The decision came in response to a social media uproar over a motorist’s complaint that a petrol station failed to dispense the correct volume of fuel he had purchased. The motorist, Ritdech Daengpradit,…

  • Business News

    CNG vehicle operators demand fuel price cut amid falling petrol costs

    Transport operators providing services with compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles are pushing for a price cut in fuel from the government following a decrease in diesel and petrol prices, inclusive of a recent 2.5 baht per litre drop for Gasohol 91. A group of operators, including those of passenger vans, congregated in front of the Energy Ministry yesterday, November 2,…

  • Business News

    Thailand’s fuel consumption rises despite diesel usage drop, reveals report

    The Department of Energy Business in Thailand has revealed a 2.3% rise in the country’s fuel consumption to 155 million litres per day (MLD) in the first eight months of the year. This comes despite a decrease in diesel usage by 3.9% to 70 MLD, attributed to escalating prices. A shift in domestic diesel consumption is anticipated in October, following…

  • Business News

    PTT Plc amplifies renewable energy drive with hydrogen fuel advancement

    National energy titan PTT Plc is bolstering initiatives to harness additional renewable power sources and progress its hydrogen fuel enterprise, as part of a strategy for sustainable company growth. Cherdchai Boonchoochauy, Senior Executive Vice President for Innovation and New Ventures, specified that PTT’s existing blueprint is to create 12 gigawatts of renewable electricity and restrict power generated from non-renewable fuels…

  • Business News

    Chevron Thailand’s gas game-changer: Boosting domestic supply and breaking free from costly imports

    Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production aims to boost domestic gas supply to reduce the Thai government’s reliance on costly liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, with plans to increase petroleum production in the Gulf of Thailand. The US-based company was granted a licence to explore and produce petroleum at Block G2/65, an area of 15,030 square kilometres in the gulf, under…

  • Hot News

    Russian aircraft takes big fat fuel dump on US drone in newly-released footage

    The US Pentagon has released the footage of a Russian aircraft taking a big fat fuel dump on a US surveillance drone. The footage shows the drone’s propeller was also clipped leaving it to come crashing down into the Black Sea. According to Khaosod English, the incident took place in international airspace. The 42-second video shows a Russian Su-27 coming…

  • Economy News

    PTT top revenue-earning company in Thailand in 2021

    In news that is likely not surprising but probably very frustrating, amid soaring fuel prices, petrol company PTT has topped the list as the highest revenue corporation in Thailand for 2021. The national oil and gas conglomerate breakdancing 1 trillion baht over the last year no doubt thanks in part to huge inflation in the price of oil that has…

  • Bangkok News

    To cushion price hikes, Bangkok PT stations will serve 25 baht curry

    Price hikes are no fun for anyone, but in the Bangkok area, some groups are trying to cushion the blow of the world’s economic crisis. The Thai Restaurant Association announced today that it will launch a project tomorrow (Monday) to serve curry for 25 baht at PT filling stations across Bangkok and the surrounding area. TRA president Thaniwan Kulmongkol said…

  • Economy News

    Price of Thai consumer goods might increase due to diesel price hike

    The price of diesel in Thailand is set to increase next month, beyond the 30 baht per litre cap, but the Commerce Ministry has promised to do everything it can to keep consumer goods costs under control. The public is now worried about the products being more expensive due to the increase in diesel price. The diesel prices, connected to…

  • World News

    Indonesia joins hands with Japan to promote clean energy

    The bilateral relationship between Japan and Indonesia has taken the next step towards clean energy as the two nations agreed to cooperate on decarbonisation technologies such as hydrogen, ammonia, and carbon capture and storage (CCS), according to Reuters, citing the Japanese industry ministry. The memorandum of cooperation (MOC) was signed on the same day while Japanese Industry Minister Koichi Hagiuda…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Violence in soap operas and SPM Shopping Mall scam update | February 10

    The governor of the eastern province of Rayong has given the go-ahead for bars and other entertainment venues to re-open after they were closed at the start of January to prevent the spread of Covid-19. The province has now gone 9 days without any new Covid-19 infections. On February 1 Rayong’s Covid zone status was changed from red to orange.…

  • Business News

    Thai cabinet approves extension of jet fuel levy holiday

    Whilst the current cheapest domestic air fares have been around the same prices they were before local airlines were grounded, there is a possibility of some more drops in your seat prices. Thailand’s budget carriers could be offering lower seat prices after the cabinet yesterday approved an extension of the jet fuel tax holiday. Thailand’s low-cost carriers have been slowly…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Fuel tanker explodes after collision in Buri Ram

    A fuel tanker has exploded after a collision with a trailer truck, causing both vehicles to be engulfed in flames in a series of explosions. Fuel from the 40,000-litre tank spilled out onto the road, spreading about 1 kilometre to nearby homes and into the sewers. People trying to douse the spreading flames found they were just pushing the flaming…