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          Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), PTT Public Company Limited comprising of PTT TSO and PTT LNG Co., Ltd, and Petroleum Institute of Thailand held a workshop via web conference in accordance with the Government’s precautionary measures to limit the spread of Covid-19, to get prepared for the import of the second 65,000-ton LNG cargo slot this coming April.

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          On March 26, 2020, Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), in cooperation with Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), joined a meeting via the web conference for preparation of purchasing the second spot LNG cargo. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Werasak Werathammo, Assistant Secretary General of ERC and attended by Mr. Prasit Siritiprussamee, Assistant Secretary General of ERC, Mr. Sahathape Thammatat, Executive Vice President of Natural Gas Transmission, Mr. Cherdchai Boonchoochuai, Assistant President, Gas Business Unit of PTT Pcl, Mrs. Ranee Kositvanich, EGAT Assistant Governor - Fuel Management together with executives and related officers of EGAT, PTT Public Company Limited, PTT LNG Co., Ltd, and Petroleum Institute of Thailand.

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          The EGAT Assistant Governor - Fuel Management said that the meeting aimed to call for preparation of importing the second spot 65,000-ton LNG cargo that will arrive at Map Ta Phut LNG Terminal, Rayong Province on April 21, 2020. This fuel will be delivered to Bang Pakong Power Plant Block 5, Wang Noi Power Plant Block 4, and South Bangkok Power Plant Block 4. The preparation that was discussed included procurement process, power plant test, and coordination with related parties for the completion of the import.

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          Moreover, during COVID-19 pandemic, EGAT follows the Ministry of Public Health’s precautionary measures to limit its spread. EGAT has worked with Petronas LNG Ltd. to make sure that the LNG shipment to Thailand is strictly in accordance with the regulations and rules of Department of Disease Control, the Ministry of Public Health and those of PTT LNG Co., Ltd.