Record of Events : 1998 - 2002
- The Yanada Natural Gas Pipeline Project was completed and gas delivery at the Myanmar – Thai border point of Ban I Tong in Thong Pha Phum, Kanchanaburi, began, the gas was transmitted to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand’s Ratchaburi combined-cycle power plant from July 1, 1998 onward. This was the Thailand’s first import of natural gas
- HRH Princes Maha Chakri Sirindhorn graciously presided over the inauguration of PTT’s 1,463 billion Baht Research and Technology Institute, Thailand’s first international petroleum and petrochemical research and development institute, in Wang Noi district of Ayutthaya.
- H.E. Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai of Thailand and H.E. Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohammad of Malasia presided over the signing ceremony of Gas. Sales Agreements between PTT and Petronas the buyers and the sellers of Block A-18 of the Malaysia – Thailand Joint Development Area (JDA). They also signed agreements to jointly utilize the gas from JDA area.
- In cooperation with Chitrlada Royal Project and ThaiOil, PTT launched gasohol sale at service station.