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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong needs reserves of natural gas and more energy sources: lawmaker

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 11:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... reserves of natural gas to ensure a stable supply and cost if the government decides to boost domestic production from local sources. Kenneth Leung, of the Professional Commons, warned ... for public consultation. Its consultation paper put forward two options, which boiled down to boosting local gas-fired generation capacity to 60 per cent or importing 30 per cent of the city’s energy ...

  2. Full switch to natural gas would help clear the air and rid city of polluting plants

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... replacement of naphtha with natural gas would not only substantially reduce CO2, NOx and SO2 emissions, but save energy and possibly allow us to get rid of the polluting gas plants at Tai Po and Ma ... Towngas proudly stated in its Sustainability Summary Report 2010 that as 'a clean fossil fuel, natural gas improves air quality and mitigates climate change. Natural gas now accounts ...

  3. CLP's HK$8b gas plant may have own profit control plan

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the reserves in its gas field off Hainan would begin running out early in the next decade. The finding prompted it to reduce the proportion of electricity generated by its gas-powered plants and using ... to build a terminal. The minister said an LNG terminal should not cater only to CLP's short-term needs but enable the company, or others, to expand their gas-fired power plants in order ...

  4. China National speeds up development of Guangdong gas plant

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... efficient and profit-oriented. The government has yet to decide how it would promote environmentally friendlier but more costly natural gas. Its dilemma is to provide gas-fired power plant operators ... Eric Ng in Beijing China National Offshore Oil Corp, parent of red chip CNOOC, has accelerated the second-phase development of its Guangdong liquefied natural gas (LNG) project due ...

  5. New plants will slow methanol overcapacity

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Severe overcapacity in the mainland's methanol industry is expected to ease over the next five years as new plant investment becomes more rational and demand holds. But the degree of respite depends on the pace of new plant construction in the Middle East, since the latter's low natural gas feedstock cost means it is more competitive than ...

  6. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    CNPC to invest US$2b in Peru over next 10 years

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:30am by Reuters

    ... in a natural gas block purchased from Petrobras, the Brazilian state-run oil company. More investment is likely on the way, Gong said. In particular, he said, China’s top oil producer is eyeing a US$4 billion gas pipeline project in southern Peru. “We are very interested in the southern pipeline,” Gong said. The pipeline would transport natural gas from the Andean Camisea deposit ...

  7. Business - Commodities - PETROCHEMICALS

    Far Eastern looks west for growth

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... in the US" on the back of the growth of shale gas energy projects. The plants would potentially cost hundreds of millions of US dollars to build, but Hsu said shale gas will "potentially be one ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Far Eastern looks west for growth Taiwanese conglomerate Far Eastern Group is eyeing the development of petrochemical plants in the United States, ...

  8. Business - Companies - ENERGY

    Sino Oil spends US$30m on wells and pipelines

    Posted May 30th 2013, 04:12pm by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Sino Oil spends US$30m on wells and pipelines Sino Oil and Gas, a partner of PetroChina in a project to extract natural gas trapped inside coal seams in Shanxi province, plans to spend US$30 million this year on well drilling, pipeline construction and the expansion of a gas processing plant. The company's chairman, Dai Xiaobing, speaking after Sino ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    1,200 coal-fired power plants planned

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in London

    ... 1,200 in planning across 59 countries, with about three-quarters in China and India. The capacity of the new plants adds up to 1,400GW to global greenhouse gas emissions, the equivalent ... The Guardian in London Climate fear as coal-fired power surges More than 1,000 coal-fired power plants are being planned worldwide, research has revealed. The huge planned expansion comes ...




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