Banpu completes Texas gas field acquisition

Purchase from Exxon subsidiaries makes unit of Thai firm largest operator in Barnett shale field An existing production facility at a gas site in the Barnett Shale field in Texas. (Photo supplied) The SET-listed energy company Banpu Plc says it has completed the acquisition of natural gas and midstream assets…

Banpu completes acquisition of natural gas

Purchase from Exxon subsidiaries makes unit of Thai firm largest operator in Barnett shale field An existing production facility at a gas site in the Barnett Shale field in Texas. (Photo supplied) The SET-listed energy company Banpu Plc says it has completed the acquisition of natural gas and midstream assets…

Rare tortoises lay eggs in southern Thailand

Asian forest tortoises lay eggs at Songkhla Zoo, Songkhla province. (Photos supplied) SONGKHLA: Three endangered Asian forest tortoises have laid a total of 91 eggs at Songkhla Zoo in this southern province.Wanchai Tanwattana, director of Songkhla Zoo, said Asian forest tortoise, also known as Asian brown tortoise, is the second…

Kentucky man shoots 6 officers, killing 2

Two law enforcement officers were killed, and four other officers were shot Thursday night after a man barricaded in his home opened fire with a rifle in Allen, Kentucky, a rural town so small that it lacks its own police force, authorities said.The Kentucky State Police, which is investigating the…

Krungthep Thanakhom ponders government intervention

Commuters on the BTS Green Line board the skytrain at Khu Khot BTS station in Bangkok. (File photo: Apichit Jinakul) The board of Krungthep Thanakhom (KT), the business arm of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), is considering two options involving government intervention to help solve issues surrounding two Green Line…

Lax ganja rules seen as toxic threat to kids

Groups urge partial ban, safety measures Thirty three organisations have called for the government to regulate the recreational use of cannabis and ban young people from legally accessing it.Ticha Na Nakorn, director of the Baan Kanchanapisek Vocational Juvenile Training Centre for Boys, and representatives from 33 organisations for child development…

2,508 new Covid cases, 17 more deaths

The country registered 17 more Covid-19 fatalities and 2,508 new cases during the previous 24 hours, the Public Health Ministry announced on Saturday morning.This compared with the 16 coronavirus-related fatalities and 2,354 new cases reported on Friday morning. The new case numbers did not include 3,489 positive results from antigen…

Pheu Thai eyes riding red tide to victory

Nattawut Saikuar, director of the Pheu Thai Family project, addressed supporters in Si Sa Ket on June 18. Photo provided by the Pheu Thai Party Paetongtarn Shinawatra, the youngest daughter of fugitive ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra, is emerging as the leading candidate for the premiership to breathe new life into the Pheu…