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  1. Beijing bid to boost cleaner energy

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Naomi Rovnick

    ... Naomi Rovnick In a sign the coal-choked mainland wants to bolster its supplies of cleaner energy, state-owned China National Petroleum Corp has struck an initial deal to buy liquefied natural gas from an Australian site being developed by America's Chevron. CNPC, the parent of listed company PetroChina, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chevron to 'pursue ...

  2. Guangdong petrochemical project 'to be relocated'

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... impact assessment, a magazine reported. Guangdong and the project's proponent- Kuwait Petroleum Corporation- and mainland oil refiner Sinopec Corp agreed that the massive plant would ... and that Zhangjiang or Maoming would be the likely new site. Moving the giant plant out from Nansha would spare cities, including Hong Kong and Macau, the prospect of worsening air pollution. The South China ...

  3. China's emissions 'poised to double'

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... from 1960, when it accounted for 91 per cent, to current levels of 76 per cent according to China National Coal Association figures. In 2007, petroleum accounted for 11.3 per cent, natural gas ... the same as China's projected emissions in 2030. In 2020, China's carbon dioxide emissions are forecast to be almost 10 billion tonnes. The nation's demand for coal is expected ...

  4. China, US working on banking deal

    Posted Nov 17th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... in sectors such as traditional banking or energy. In 2005, the China National Offshore Oil Corp's US$18.5 billion investment in the US oil company Unocal failed, largely because of political ... crisis. China Minsheng Banking Corp, which plans to raise up to US$4 billion by selling shares publicly in Hong Kong, reported a loss of US$120 million on its investments in failed US lender UCBH ...

  5. No turning back in China's drive for clean energy

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng State-owned China National Nuclear Corp signed an accord last November with France's Areva, a big provider of nuclear technology, that is key to Beijing's plans ... of the Japanese earthquake, the National People's Congress approved Beijing's nuclear strategy as outlined in the 12th five-year plan. Sun Qin, general manager of the China National Nuclear Corp ...

  6. Killing two birds with one oily rock

    Posted Jan 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... out. Zeng's research, into the suitability of mainland oilfields for storing carbon dioxide, is part of an ambitious national research programme, funded by the China National Petroleum ... not impossible.' Professor Shen Pingping, chief scientist of the programme and a member of the Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration and Development under PetroChina, wrote in a paper last year ...

  7. Early closure of coal-fired power stations floated in study to tackle climate change

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to help the city adapt to the adverse effects of climate change. The study is being reviewed to see how these measures need to be adjusted if Hong Kong is to attain the voluntary national target ... The target was announced unilaterally by China before the Copenhagen climate talks last month. The study, originally scheduled to be completed at the end of last year, is now likely to be finished ...

  8. Asia must strike right balance on oil policy

    Posted Jul 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... determine prices in these nations, and in the absence of concerted government intervention, people are being more careful about oil use. In Asia, the opposite is true; about two-thirds of the annual increase in global oil demand is from our region. The percentage for imports is even bigger. China is perhaps the only Asian country able to withstand record oil prices and maintain present ...

  9. Striking a balance amid growth

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... output was 475.6 billion yuan. That is expected to reach 930 billion yuan by 2015 and 1.5 trillion yuan by 2020, media reports say. Dongying, home to the nation's second-largest oilfield, Shengli, is the engine of the delta's economy. Dongying spent 110 billion yuan last year on developing three pillar industries- petrochemicals, petroleum equipment manufacturing, and fishing ...

  10. Finding sources of uranium key to mainland's atomic energy push

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... and a commercial contract to source uranium from Russia would only be sufficient to meet demand until 2012. He said China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) and China Guangdong Nuclear Power Corp (CGNPC), both ... Eric Ng Revelations about China's nuclear power programme have raised a multibillion-dollar question- does the country have enough uranium to fuel it? If not, how and where ...




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