• Friday
  • November 21, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:36am
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 86 for petroleum

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Energy plant

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government has submitted a draft zoning plan for a Soko Islands liquefied petroleum gas terminal. Do you back this proposal and do you agree with town planners that it faces a rocky ride? Write to us. ...

  2. Impact of past turmoil

    Posted Jun 16th 2008, 12:00am by Sophie Paine

    ... Money is written by Sophie Paine, who teaches students financial literacy at www.aandbmake3.com In the past, several major oil crises occurred: In 1973, members of Opec (Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries) stopped shipping oil to the United States, western Europe and Japan because these nations supported Israel in the Yom Kippur War. The embargo was lifted a few months ...

  3. Plea for subsidies and petrol tax cut falls on deaf ears

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The government has ruled out fuel subsidies or cutting the duty on unleaded petrol amid demands from lawmakers that measures be introduced to help drivers cope with rising prices. While it has yet to announce whether it will scrap the levy on ...

  4. Knee-jerk reaction?

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government is set to scrap the duty on diesel fuel within days. Will this help the local economy combat soaring oil prices, or is it a short-sighted move, as some academics claim? Write to us. ...

  5. Oil-addicted Americans feeling the pinch at the pump

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... that was added to the nation's emergency reserves and waive rules that were creating bottlenecks in US petrol markets. The Strategic Petroleum Reserve, located in salt caverns deep underground along ...

  6. 300 commercial drivers in protest to demand an end to diesel tax

    Posted Aug 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kathryn Hu About 300 cargo trucks, tour buses, minibuses and taxis massed across Hong Kong yesterday in a protest aimed at persuading the government to scrap a tax on diesel amid rising oil prices. About 100 vehicles stopped in Central for five minutes at ...

  7. Fear returns to drive the global oil market

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Matthew Hulbert If any further evidence was required that we are back in a bull oil market, then Egypt has done the trick. Benchmark prices this week passed US$100 a barrel for the first time in more than two years on the back of political turmoil in Cair ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... No words for oil Secretary for Economic Development and Labour Stephen Ip Shu-kwan declined to comment on the effect rising oil prices would have on the Hong Kong economy, but said that the government would pay them close attention. ...

  9. Price talks on oil

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (Sinopec) expects to resolve the thorny issue of petroleum product pricing with the central government soon, according to president Wang Tianpu. ... than 80 per cent of the nation's refining volume- were asking the central government to consider subsidising petroleum users to help relieve the oil refiners' cost pressure. ...

  10. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The report 'Cambodia 'risks squandering oil and gas wealth',' on page A8 yesterday stated, wrongly, that non-governmental organisation Global Witness was urging fresh action from the British government and international donors to force better management of Cambodia's petroleum and mineral wealth. In fact, Global Witness is urging fresh action from ...




SCMP.com Account