Viet Nam's efforts to build its oil and gas productive capacity are paying off.
from having no hydrocarbon production just a few years ago, Viet Nam is emerging as one of the Asia-Pacific region's significant crude exporters. A second major oil field just started production off Viet Nam's southern coast, and a string of recent discoveries bodes well for further oil production increases.
At the same time, the country's nascent gas industry is suddenly sizzling on the heels of some major discoveries and plans for projects to market that gas.
All of this upstream activity is spurring plans for a downstream o...