Burma and Its Neighbours: The Geopolitics of Gas

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Tønnesson, Stein; & Kolås, Åshild (2006) Burma and Its Neighbours: The Geopolitics of Gas, Austral Policy Forum, : .

Åshild Kolås & Stein Tønnesson of the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) note that offshore natural gas is now the major source of income for the Burmese military regime. A wider concern is "the current Sino-Indian rivalry over Burmese natural gas from the Shwe field", which, they suggest, "may give rise to further competition to assist the Burmese."

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Authors

Åshild Kolås

Åshild Kolås

Research Professor

Stein Tønnesson

Stein Tønnesson

Research Professor