On 19 February 2016, Mr. Mitsuo Hidaka, President and CEO of Mitsui Oil Exploration Co., Ltd (MOECO), which has operated a business in Thailand for over four decades, paid a courtesy call on H.E. Mr. Bansarn Bunnag upon H.E. the Ambassador's assumption of office.
On this occasion, the two sides discussed about energy policies in Thailand as well as the company's business plan. In this regard, Ambassador Bansarn rendered his full support and assistance towards MOECO's investment in Thailand , particularly in the potential industries that had been promoted by the government.