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  1. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

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

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

    ... to thermoelectric plants on Peru’s Pacific coast. Petrobras has said its exit from Peru is part of a broader plan aimed at divesting billions in foreign assets to focus on massive offshore deposits ...

  2. Business - Commodities - EARNINGS

    Offshore operations boost earnings for Power Assets

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Offshore units boost Power Assets Net profit at Power Assets, the power firm controlled by Li Ka-shing, rose 7 per cent last year to HK$9.73 billion. Turnover grew 2 per cent to HK$10.42 billion, thanks to a 1 per cent increase in the average basic tariff and a 1 per cent gain in unit sales of electricity in Hong Kong, the company said. Net ...

  3. Offshore wind projects run into turbulence

    Posted Oct 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng in Beijing eric.mpng@scmp.com Construction work at four offshore wind farm projects in Jiangsu province has not started a year after they were awarded to major state-owned power ... governments over land allocation. Chinese Wind Energy Association vice-president Shi Pengfei said some local government agencies wanted the developers to move their projects further offshore to make ...

  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    CNOOC expects little change in output

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Mainland oil giant still aims for average annual growth of up to 10 per cent in five years to 2015 CNOOC expects little change in output CNOOC, the mainland's dominant offshore oil and gas producer, expects flat output growth this year but is maintaining its average annual growth target of 6 to 10 per cent in the five years to 2015. ...

  5. No leak too small

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng taipan@albertcheng.hk There has been another radiation leak at Daya Bay nuclear power station, the second in five months. Most shocking is that CLP Power, which has a stake ... should pay attention to any and every radiation leak- no matter how small- because a nuclear incident can be a matter of life and death. Radiation can cause cancer and can have serious effects ...

  6. Daya Bay leak exposes a culture of secrecy

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... the Daya Bay nuclear plant assure us, the tiny radiation leak last month was really not worth worrying about and we should not overreact. Yet, something is uncomfortably familiar about the company's response to reports of the leak. First they belatedly admitted that the report of the leak, coming from a US-based source, was indeed correct. They then stressed that this was nothing more ...

  7. Ministry plays down fuel-rod leak reports

    Posted Jun 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen and Cheung Chi-fai The Ministry of Environmental Protection sought yesterday to play down reports this week of a leak at Shenzhen's Daya Bay nuclear plant, but a nuclear safety monitoring equipment company executive was not buying it. Radio Free Asia reported on one of its Chinese websites on Monday night that there had been a serious leak of radioactive iodine ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Gas boom may be mixed blessing for climate change

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by PATRICK LUI

    ... carbon dioxide when burned, and its existence in vast quantities around the world may prove to be a mixed blessing. Methane leaks into the atmosphere from large-scale drilling and pumping operations, and from fracking, and these leaks can do considerable harm. That's because methane is about 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide as a greenhouse gas. It also stays ...

  9. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Canada 'open to FDI and keen to export to Asia' says minister

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... The new regulation came after CNOOC, China's dominant offshore oil and gas producer, made a US$15 billion bid for Nexen, based in the province of Alberta, which has oil sands ...

  10. Sinopec stays firm on China Gas buying price

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec), the mainland's second largest oil and gas producer, has played down the chances of raising the offer price of its joint bid with ENN Energy to take over China Gas Holdings. 'Ou ...




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