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Myanmar Crisis

Japan's Eneos to pull plug on Myanmar gas business

Decision follows growing criticism that project has funded country's military

Japan's top oil refiner Eneos Holdings decided to exit Myanmar's natural gas business, following Mitsubishi Corp., which announced in February that it would withdraw from the project. (Source photo by Reuters) 

TOKYO/BANGKOK -- Japan's top oil refiner Eneos Holdings will withdraw from natural gas production in Myanmar, Nikkei has learned, amid growing criticism that the project has funded the military's suppression of human rights in the Southeast Asian nation.

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