The 4th ASCOPE Mid-Year Task Force Meeting was held virtually for the first time on the 13th August 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic situation. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Tran Hong Nam, ASCOPE Secretary-In-Charge and attended by ASCOPE Country Coordinators, Task Forces Chairpersons and Members.
ASCOPE Secretary-in-charge expressed thanks to participants for continued collaboration and great efforts from Country Coordinators, Task Forces’ Chairs and Vice Chairs in organizing Task Forces’ meetings in preparation for the 4th ASCOPE Mid Year Task Force meeting.
The meeting acknowledged Task Forces’ Progress Report and rotation of Task Forces’chairmanship for 2020-2023 tenure.
ASCOPE participated in the 38th ASEAN Ministers on Energy MeetingFrom 17-20 November 2020, Secretary-In-Charge Dr. Tran Hong Nam has represented ASCOPE at the 38th ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting and Associated Meetings (38th AMEM) via online platform hosted by Viet Nam. With the theme “Energy transition towards sustainable development”, it is expected that ASEAN member states would closely cooperate together to build up a sustainable energy sector in ASEAN.
Connecting you to Asean's key gas and LNG Growth Demand CentresASEAN Energy Business Forum 2020ASCOPE participated at SOME+3 EPGG Fora from 28-30 September 2020The SOME +3 EPGG Fora were held on 28-30 September 2020 via online platform, hosted by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) of Cambodia and attended by ASEAN Senior Officials on Energy (SOE) Leaders, SOME + 3 Leaders from China, Japan and Korea, ASEAN Secretariat, ASCOPE, ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE).Oil Capacity Building Program on Energy Security 2020 towards enhancing energy security in ASEAN regionDuring 17-20 February, 2020, ASCOPE’s Secretary- In- Charge Dr. Tran Hong Nam and his predecessor Mr. Nopporn Chuchinda participated in the Oil Capacity Building Program on Energy Security 2020 co-organized by Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) and ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) in association with Japan’s Agency for Natural Resources and Energy and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (MEITI).The 45th ASCOPE Council MeetingNewsletter 2019_PRCB44th ASCOPE Council Meeting and Associated MeetingsDuring August 2018, the 44th ASCOPE Council Meeting and associated meetings were held in Thailand.THE 43rd ASCOPE Council Meeting and relating Taskforce Meetings.The 43rd ASCOPE Council Meeting, and relating Taskforce Meetings were held during 22-23 August 2017 in Singapore.THE 42nd ASCOPE COUNCIL MEETING AND THE 82nd ASCOPE NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON MEETINGTwo of the ASCOPE’s major events, The 42nd ASCOPE Council Meeting, and the 82nd ASCOPE National Committee Meeting were held during 6-9 September 2016 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.ASCOPE Major Event: The 27th ASCOPE Joint Committees and The 81st ASCOPE National Committee Chairpersons MeetingASCOPE Major Event: The 27th ASCOPE Joint Committees and The 81st ASCOPE National Committee Chairpersons MeetingADG Book is now available for sale online!What is ADG Book?Obama to seek new tax on oil in budget proposalWASHINGTON: U.S. President Barack Obama will launch a long-shot bid next week to impose a $10-a-barrel tax on crude oil that would fund the overhaul of the nation's aging transportation infrastructure, the White House said on Thursday.Oil prices steady, weak fundamentals weigh after volatile weekCrude oil futures steadied on Friday after earlier losses, as bearish fundamentals weighed on markets at the end of a volatile week that saw prices seesaw over 10 percent within a day.Asian stock markets mostly lower as oil extends fallSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as the price of oil extended losses following a 6-percent plunge that was sparked by data showing a manufacturing slowdown in the world's two largest economies.How Much Global Oil Output Halted Due to Low Prices? Just 0.1%After a year of low oil prices, only 0.1 percent of global production has been curtailed because it’s unprofitable, according to a report from consultants Wood Mackenzie Ltd. that highlights the industry’s resilience.Obama $10-Per-Barrel Oil Tax Lands With Thud in CongressPresident Barack Obama will propose a $10 per barrel tax on oil in his fiscal 2017 budget plan, an idea that received a chilly reception in the Republican-controlled Congress that oversees spending.ASCOPE NewslettersHappyNewYear 2016 to all ASCOPE family members!PETROLEUM EXPLORATION READY TO ROLLThailand is likely to start its 21st round of petroleum exploration this year, expecting to grant licences to upstream petroleum investors by next month, says the Mineral Fuels Department.