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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    CLP says power rate rise won't be as bad as forecast

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 06:05am by Ernest Kao

    ... be lower than inflation. Tariffs went up 3.9 per cent to HK$1.10 per kilowatt-hour this year. "Coal prices have dropped about 15 per cent this year, so after some work, we believe the tariff ...

  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    China's power producers recoup past losses on economic shifts

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:31pm by Eric Ng

    ... Beijing failed to implement a coal cost pass-through mechanism for setting tariffs to protect consumers against inflation, resulting in major losses for generators amid soaring coal prices. ...

  3. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Plans for natural gas projects predicted to fail

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:02am by Reuters

    ... committee. "Costs in the oil and gas sector are still on the rise and outpacing inflation, and gas projects are extremely price-sensitive because the margins are so thin," he added. ...

  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    British Columbia woos LNG investment with low taxes

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:20am by Eric Ng

    ... government is also working with trade unions and educators to provide training for local people to manage wage inflation should a construction boom be realised in multibillion-US-dollar gas projects. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Power suppliers agree to HK$100m energy-savings fund

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 05:23am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... But the companies refused to cut their maximum profit- capped at 9.99 per cent of their net fixed assets- or let the Executive Council vet any fee increases that exceed inflation. HK Electric also declined ...

  6. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    PetroChina to buy more gas overseas despite losses

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... The losses stem from state-stipulated retail prices being below import and distribution costs as Beijing has not raised gas prices since mid-2010 for fear of stoking inflation and inducing social ...

  7. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Beijing cuts cost of petrol after crude oil falls

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... circumstances, such as high inflation or steep increases in international prices. Under the previous mechanism, introduced in December 2008, the NDRC tracked the 22-working-day moving average of a mix ...

  8. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    PetroChina targets 3.2 pc output growth per year

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Company to increase natural gas sales despite losses on imports of gas and falling profits caused by Beijing's anti-inflation energy price controls ... to tame inflation and protect the poor. PetroChina lost 21 billion yuan on gas imports in 2011. Sun said a trial reform in Guangdong province and Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region last year, which ...

  9. Business - Companies - ENERGY

    Refining fuels rise in Sinopec earnings

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... margins amid lower crude prices and less consumer inflation pressure. The oil and gas production division, which earns the bulk of profit for the energy giant, recorded a 5.6 per cent drop ...

  10. News - China - ENERGY

    Analysts expect energy pricing reform after NPC

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Relatively low fuel prices offer Beijing window to enact changes before inflation picks up Analysts expect energy pricing reform after NPC Operators ... per cent) also exposed domestic oil refiners and gas importers to high price volatility. Crude oil and natural gas importers are sandwiched between government policies to rein in inflation ...




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