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  1. 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 ...

  2. CLP unit plans two gas-fired plants in Australia

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... gas-fired power plants in Queensland as the country moves towards greener energy sources. Analysts said the projects could be funded by a potential initial public offering of TRUenergy on the Sydney ... high-efficiency gas-fired power stations in Queensland to meet demand in the northeastern Australian state in the next 10 years. Each of the planned stations, which will use open-cycle or combined-cycle ...

  3. CLP outlines challenges including rising coal costs, gas plant project

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong CLP Power laid out a long list of challenges for the company - ranging from rising coal costs to its struggle over a Hong Kong liquefied natural gas plant - at a briefing after ... gas. That is one reason why CLP Power is looking more at natural gas. But the company is still battling with the government over final approval of its liquefied natural gas processing plant ...

  4. Shenzhen Energy takes stake in Ghana gas plant

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... in a one billion yuan natural gas-fired power plant in Ghana. The deal, the company's first overseas investment, is part of Shenzhen Energy's efforts to reduce its reliance ... Fund was set up last year by the government to encourage mainland firms to invest in Africa. The project is the 200-megawatt (MW) first-phase of a gas-fired plant that will have an eventual ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. CLP urges fast OK for gas plant

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... billion liquefied natural gas processing plant on Lantau, dismissing criticism the project is unnecessary and an environmental hazard. After the annual shareholders' meeting of CLP yesterday, the company chairman reiterated that the project should be set up as soon as possible to meet Hong Kong's 2010 emission targets and replace the gas source in Hainan by 2011. The project, ...

  8. Sinopec widens horizons with $10b Zhuhai gas plant

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... with a handling capacity of 2 million tonnes a year, which could be enough to satisfy the needs of Macau's gas-fired power plants. Capacity could be expanded to 5 million tonnes by 2011 and supply ... Fox Yi Hu in Macau and Cheung Chi-fai Sinopec will build a $10 billion liquefied natural gas terminal on an outlying island off Zhuhai after winning a contract to supply natural gas ...

  9. CNOOC parent seals 5b yuan plant deal

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China National Offshore Oil Corp, parent of Hong Kong-listed CNOOC, has signed an agreement to build an asphalt and lubricant plant in Jiangsu province to feed demand from the construction and vehicle sectors. Total investment in the plant in Taizhou, a joint project with the municipal government, would be five billion yuan, Taizhou Daily and Yangzi Evening News reported. ...

  10. High costs force CR Power to cut back

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... the money, but the problem is the cost is too high for such projects to be profitable.' This is bad news for US equipment giant General Electric, which had bagged many gas-fired plant equipment ... to international crude oil prices. The China Electricity Council recently warned that about 4,000 megawatts of gas-fired power plants being built in east China were not expected to secure enough gas ...




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