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Legal Documents

State­owned Economic Enterprises Law, March 31, 1989.

Parties: State Law and Order Restoration Council

Purpose:  To outine the regulations, rights, and duties of the stateowned economic enterprises.

Main Agreements: This Law deals with the economic enterprises and the government role in them; the right of carrying out other economic enterprises; the right to form organizations; offences and penalties, and miscellaneous matters.

Law Amending the Petroleum Resources (Development Regulation) Act, 1969.

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Myanmar Petroleum Concessions Rules, 1962.

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Petroleum Resources (Development Regulation) Act, 1957.

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Oilfields (Labour and Welfare) Act, 1951.

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Essential Suplies and Services Act, 1947.

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Oilfield Rules, 1936.

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Petroleum Act, 1934.

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Oilfields Act, 1918.

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Books

Perks, David. Oil & Gas: A Comparative Guide to the Regulation of Oil and Gas Projects. London: Thomson Reuters, 2012. [Google Books]
About: The guide is concerned with questions relating to the key legislative matters in the oil and gas sector in Myanmar. It also addresses matters such as concessions and production sharing contracts, as well as the ownership of oil and gas resources. The section on Myanmar also outlines the key oil and gas regulatory bodies. Permit rights and taxation are also discussed in detail. Land access and third party access in relation to oil and gas pipelines are also explained.
 

Reports

Burma Campaign UK. Good Governance and the Extractive Industry in Burma. Complications of Burma’s Regulatory Framework, Shwe Gas Movement, London: Burma Campaign UK, 2013.

Purpose: Highlight the necessity of a sound domestic legal framework.

Content: "Pending the essential policy changes recommended in this report, natural resource development, foreign direct investment and other relevant activities, particularly in the extractive industry, should be put to a halt." [Author]

Arakan Oil Watch. Danger Zone Report, Giant Chinese Industrial Zone threatens Burma's Arakan Coast. Arakan Oil Watch, 2012.

Purpose: Outline the danger that industrial plans create in the Arakan coast.

Content: This report contains examples on how livelihoods are affected by the Shwe pipeline. The risk of mangrove forrests destruction is also high. Loss of fish have led to migration from the area. The report outlines Japanese involvement in the region.

Arakan Oil Watch.  Burma's Resource Curse. The Case of Revenue Transparency in the Oil and Gas Sector. Arakan Oil Watch, 2012. 

Purpose: Pinpoint the difficulties in Myanmar's resource management.

Content: "This report analyzes the previous Than Shwe regime and new military-dominated government’s lack of transparency around oil Photo Daewoo International and gas revenues, lack of an accountable system to manage revenue,corruption, and a lack of equitable benefit sharing of resource revenues." [Author]

Asian Development Bank. Myanmar Energy Sector Initial Assessment. Asian Development Bank, 2012.

Purpose: Assess Myanmar’s energy sector.

 Content: "This initial assessment of Myanmar’s energy sector highlights the government’s plans for addressing priority energy needs, challenges and opportunities, and identifies—in a preliminary manner—possible areas of support by development partners. The assessment will be periodically revised based on new information and reflecting the evolving development partnership with Myanmar." [Author]

Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization. Catalyst for Conflict, Investments Cause Renewed War, Threatening Ta'ang Communities in Northern Burma. Ta'ang Students and Youth Organization, 2012.

Purpose: Outline the threats to Ta'ang communities caused by investments in the region.

Content: Despite recent ceasefire agreements and talk of reform in Burma, since January 2012 ethnic Ta’ang areas of northern Burma have experienced increasing militarization and conflict. Investments along the area have caused Ta'ang communities to suffer. For example China is currently building pipelines from Arakan State across Burma through Ta’ang areas to import oil and gas. Thousands of acres of farmlands have been confiscated along the route due to this project.

Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise. Country Report 2011 on the status of Decommisioning. Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise, 2011.

Purpose: Address MOGE's status of decommissioning.

Content: Facts and figures on the ongoing oil and gas projects in Myanmar, such as the Shwe and Zawtika projects.

EarthRights International. Broken Ehics: The Norwegian Government’s Investments in Oil and Gas Companies Operating in Burma (Myanmar). Washington: EarthRights International, 2010.

Purpose: Outline the Norwegian Government's Investments in Oil and Gas Companies operating in Burma.

Content: "This report reveals that the Norwegian Fund has a cumulative USD $457 million invested in companies participating in the controversial Shwe gas and oil transport pipeline projects that extend from Burma to the China border." [Author]

EarthRights International. Energy Insecurity: How Total, Chevron, and PTTEP Contribute to Human Rights Violations, Financial Secrecy, and Nuclear Proliferation in Burma (Myanmar). Washington: EarthRights International, 2010.

Purpose: Show how Total, Chevron, and PTTEP contribute to Human Rights Violations, Financial Secrecy, and Nuclear Proliferation in Burma (Myanmar).

Content: "This report presents new gas revenue calculations which suggest that from 1998-2009, the Yadana Project generated a total of over US $9 billion—over half of which, about US $4.6 billion, went directly to the Burmese military regime." [Author]

    

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