PETROVIETNAM chief executive Ho Si Thoang said yesterday no decision had yet been made to renegotiate a production sharing contract with Australia's BHP.Thursday, 18 January, 1996, 12:00am
THE country's fledgling oil industry received a much-needed boost yesterday with Japan's Mitsubishi Corp revealing an oil strike off southern Vietnam.
Mitsubishi sources described the strike as promising, saying they hoped it could lead to commercial exploitation next year.12 Jan 1996 - 12:00am
THESE are testing times indeed for Vietnam's emerging oil industry, the country's most valuable export sector.
Total of France has pulled out of the project to build the country's first oil refinery and now, according to company sources, Australia's industrial giant BHP is looking at shutting down production at one of only three fields now in production.26 Sep 1995 - 12:00am
THEY are fleeing the United States Embassy in Saigon again this week. This time, however, there are no helicopters, tear-gas or streets jammed with panicking people.
They are leaving slowly and quietly in small trucks, carrying desks, ping-pong tables and boxes of neat files.29 Dec 1994 - 12:00am