Mr. Rangsan Bhengbhun (3rd from left), Executive Vice President for Geosciences, Subsurface, and Exploration Group, PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) and Assistant Professor Thatchavee Leelawat (4th from left), Vice President for Information Technology and Kanchanaburi Campus, Mahidol University have jointly signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the “PTTEP Subsurface University Energy Connect” project. The collaboration is aimed to carry out research study on geoscience and petroleum engineering, develop professionals in petroleum exploration and production and explore for carbon storage sites. These are pivotal to drive the Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology development, leading Thailand to low-carbon society. The signing ceremony was held at Mahidol University Kanchanaburi Campus.
Under the PTTEP Subsurface University Energy Connect scheme, PTTEP has already signed MoU with several universities including Chulalongkorn University, Chiang Mai University and Khon Kaen University. The company plans to extend similar academic collaboration to others.