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  1. UN chief says Beijing holds key to climate deal

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged China to be a global leader in fighting climate change, saying Beijing's co-operation is crucial to sealing a new greenhouse gas deal in Copenhagen at the end of the year. 'Without China, there can be no success this year on a new global climate framework,' said Mr Ban yesterday on his third visit ...

  2. More gas for HK in deal with mainland

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Denise Tsang

    ... opens up opportunities for Hong Kong companies to invest in natural gas developments in Guangdong. Under the deal, the China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Company will renew its supply ... for a controversial liquefied natural gas terminal on the Soko Islands, off Lantau. Under the deal with the National Development and Reform Commission, state-owned gas supplier China National Offshore Oil ...

  3. Natural gas begins flowing to Shanghai

    Posted Jan 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Russia's Gazprom and Exxon Mobil of the US hold stakes in the project. Overseas-listed PetroChina and refiner Sinopec hold the rest. ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai A section of the west-east pipeline officially began supplying natural gas to Shanghai yesterday in a project aimed at fuelling the growth of the rapidly ...

  4. Cargo hold of issues for Iata's new pilot

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... and governments to come on board with a sensible scheme to make aviation pay for its greenhouse gas emissions. Major airlines such as Cathay and British Airways are pressing for a workable global greenhouse gas tax. Admittedly, they are partly motivated by fear that unless they can get agreement, individual governments will impose more expensive piecemeal taxes. The European Union is showing ...

  5. China holds firm on climate change talks

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Tianjin China is holding firm to its original stance on global climate talks amid intensified United Nations calls yesterday for governments to shelve differences and seek ... on the first day of a week-long meeting that opened in Tianjin and is aimed at laying the groundwork for the negotiating text at a summit starting in Cancun, Mexico, on November 29. China has been ...

  6. HK's greenhouse gas proposals will be ineffective and expensive

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Kong's officials are feeling pretty smug. The city's government came out with its own plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions back in September. It is proposing to cut Hong Kong's ... nuclear-generated electricity from the mainland, then the mainland will have to find another source of power to make up for what it sells. In energy-short China, that source will inevitably be the only one ...

  7. Work on two HK gas pipes to start in 2011

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Administration to extend the second west-east natural gas pipelines from Central Asia to Hong Kong via Shenzhen. The pipe project is led by Petrol China Natural Gas Corporation, which will also invest ... Cheung Chi-fai Construction will begin in 2011 on two 20km underwater gas pipelines running from Shekou to Hong Kong to transport natural gas from Central Asia, CLP Power says. The pipes ...

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

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

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Government looks at framework for new LNG terminal The government is considering excluding CLP Power's proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal from the new scheme ... of the scheme could hold down electricity prices. However, Environment Secretary Edward Yau Tang-wah did not explain how the cost of building the terminal would be reflected in CLP's tariffs. He ...

  9. Green group says use of natural gas must balance reliance on fossil fuels

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Green groups have urged CLP Power to continue investing in renewable energy in Hong Kong and want rules imposed that would require natural gas to account for at least half of the fuel mix for power generation. Friends of the Earth environmental affairs officer Angus Wong Chun-yin described CLP Power's decision to drop its plans for a liquefied natural gas terminal ...

  10. Oil hub bid does not hold water

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng, Nick Westra

    ... Barclays Capital, Morgan Stanley and Noble Group. Guangdong Oil and Gas Association oil department head Yao Daming said one of the primary issues would be how mainland traders that needed physical ...




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