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Govt seeks oil investors

A MINISTRY of Industry delegation visited Japan between July 17-24 to procure Japanese investment in Cambodian petroleum and gas industries, according to a press release from the ministry.

Led by the Minister of Industry Pou Sothirak the delegation met and had discussions with several presidents from leading Japanese energy companies including Japan National Oil Corporation, the National Resources and Energy Company, Japex and Campex, Idemitsu Oil, Mitsui Oil, Teikoku and Nisso Iwai.

During the visit Japanese companies pledged to help Cambodia improve its human resources involved in petrol and gas, undertake airborne geological surveys of the country and invest in petroleum exploration.

The delegation toured several research centers run by the companies and by the Technology Research Center and Tomakomai-Tobu Oil Company.

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