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  1. Sokos gas plant decision hailed

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Hong Kong's environment chief has welcomed CLP Power's decision to abandon its HK$10 billion plan to build a liquefied natural gas plant on South Soko Island, and says ... with the central government three weeks ago,' Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah said. 'We welcome its decision.' The pact guarantees energy supply- natural gas ...

  2. CLP signs pact on LNG supply for Lantau plant

    Posted Jun 21st 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... been made, the spokesman said. Since 2003, CLP has pushed to build an LNG processing plant to feed its 2,500-megawatt gas-fired Black Point power plant in Tuen Mun, in replacement of the supply ... Denise Tsang CLP Holdings has reached an understanding with British-based BG to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to its proposed gas-receiving terminal off Lantau, adding fresh pressure ...

  3. Don't act in haste over proposal for an LNG plant on the Sokos

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to Bill Barron's latest plea for CLP Power to be allowed to build a liquefied natural gas receiving and processing terminal on the Soko Islands ('Terminal plea', August 8) as a matter of urgency. There is no dispute as to the need to fuel CLP Power's Black Point power station with gas. However, Mr Barron, writing on behalf of Civic Exchange, believes ...

  4. Fire rages at recycling plant

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... at the plant. Some 150 firefighters were deployed, along with 16 jets and five breathing apparatus teams. As a precaution, water was sprayed on a number of gas tanks at the nearby Hong Kong and China Gas Company's Towngas production plant and a transformer station of CLP Power. ...

  5. Odd twists and subterfuge in campaign for Sokos plant

    Posted Jan 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The WWF finds marine biologist Thomas Jefferson's comments in 'Greens exaggerating impact on dolphins' (January 23) and 'A gas terminal poses no threat ... for the inclusion of a liquefied natural gas terminal in a marine park at the Soko Islands lacks consistency. ERIC BOHM, chief executive, WWF Hong Kong I am pleased to see that the government is to question ...

  6. CLP places LNG plant on shopping list

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang in Fangchenggang CLP Power will include its controversial liquefied natural gas processing plant project in an expanded spending list totalling at least HK$38 billion ... fuel supply from Hainan and feed the need of its Black Point gas-fired plant in Tuen Mun. The government has argued for other options, such as sourcing the fuel from Zhuhai . Some lawmakers ...

  7. No need for Sokos plant when we can use regional options

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unfortunately Bill Barron, writing for Civic Exchange ('Private sector support is crucial for NGOs to do their job', July 31), has failed to grasp the realities of the case against a Hong Kong liquefied natural gas terminal on the Sokos. And by labelling opponents, as Civic Exchange has earlier done, as NIMBYs (not in my backyard) he has diminished the quality ...

  8. Gains from natural gas power will be lost if consumption soars

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the article by Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah ('A cleaner, cheaper energy future for Hong Kong', September 23). Replacing coal with natural gas ... for consumers in Hong Kong to hear that the excessive capital outlay and direct environmental impact will be minimised with the change of plan to build the liquefied natural gas terminal on the mainland ...

  9. Gas terminal issued building permit

    Posted Apr 04th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... critical of the HK$8 billion project, which involves up to three storage tanks, a gasification plant, a berthing area and a jetty on the island, and a submarine pipeline carrying gas to the Black ... Cheung Chi-fai and Olga Wong CLP Power's proposal to build a liquefied natural gas terminal on South Soko Island- designated a marine park- moved a step closer to reality when ...

  10. CLP may build gas facility on Soko Islands

    Posted Jan 21st 2005, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... terminal is built, we can double gas' share to 50 per cent over time,' Mr Brandler said. The proposed terminal could support the building of a 2,500 megawatt gas-fired power plant, he ... Eric Ng in Guangzhou Hikers on Lantau may one day gaze south and behold a US$600 million, state-of-the-art liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal. Speaking on the sidelines of the CEO Forum ...




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