Than Htay, Myanmar’s minister of energy, third left, shakes hands with foreign participants to “Myanmar Upstream Summit", an oil and gas conference in Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, March 4,

 

              Than Htay, Myanmar’s minister of energy, third left, shakes hands with foreign participants to “Myanmar Upstream Summit", an oil and gas conference in Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, March 4,
Than Htay, Myanmar’s minister of energy, third left, shakes hands with foreign participants to “Myanmar Upstream Summit", an oil and gas conference in Yangon, Myanmar, Monday, March 4, 2013. Myanmar plans to put over 20 offshore oil and gas exploration blocks up for auction by April, government officials said Monday, as the country pushes to attract foreign investment and expertise to help close the gap between domestic energy supply and demand. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)