Concerns sparked over oil project in Magway

Source: Eleven Myanmar

Published on Feb. 17, 2017, noon

A project to explore oil in Magway Region worries the residents, reports say.

The Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) and the Italy-based Eni Company are reportedly planning the 500-square-kilometre project running through 112 villages without explaining in details.

The residents said they were not clear about the heavy vehicles that would be used in the project and worried that the exploration might involve explosives...

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