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  • Vietnam Goes Green

    Today, Bac Lieu residents have access to reliable electricity most days a week. As a result of investments by the Cong Ly Construction-Trade-Tourism Company, the region is now powered by Vietnam’s first near-offshore wind farm. Cong Ly Company is not stopping at just 16 MW of new clean energy — they plan to expand the wind farm to nearly 400 MW.

  • PetroVietnam Awards Contract to U.S. Firm to Build New Refinery Complex

    To assist PetroVietnam build its Nghi Son Refinery, USTDA organized a reverse trade mission to the United States for senior procurement officials, introducing them to leading petrochemical companies who could play a leading role in its implementation. Based on business connections made during the visit, UOP, a U.S.

  • Sabre, Inc. of Southland, Texas, has won a contract valued at nearly $54 million to supply its Internet booking engine, and e-commerce and passenger service systems to Vietnam Airlines. This success was made possible by a USTDA-funded technical assistance program conducted by Unisys Corporation, based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.

  • Saving Lives: Integrating Disaster Warning Systems in Thailand

    Prone to natural disasters, Thailand has taken steps to improve warning systems to prevent further loss of life since the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004. USTDA is proud to have played a role in Thailand's efforts that led to the purchase of more than 270 U.S.-manufactured warning towers and other weather forecasting and disaster response equipment valued at more than $15 million.

  • Clean Energy, Clear Benefits in Thailand

    In recent years, USTDA has helped Thailand's state-owned oil and gas company, PTT, identify the optimum design and specifications for the country's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal at Map Ta Phut. This terminal is needed to meet Thailand's growing requirements for clean gas fuels and to avoid additional coal-based power generation.

  • Biomicrobics - Fast Results in the Philippines

    In June 2010, during an environmental workshop in the Philippines, USTDA introduced representatives from the Manila Water Company (MWC) to Bio-Microbics, a small business headquartered in Shawnee, Kansas. As a direct result of this workshop and an ongoing USTDA-funded feasibility study on wastewater treatment facilities in the Philippines, Bio-Microbics secured new sales contracts with MWC.