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  1. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Oil demand to grow at slowest rate in 5 years

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:19am by Bloomberg

    ... and 2015. The group responsible for 40 per cent of global oil supplies will need to provide an average of 28.8 million barrels a day in the first quarter of 2015. That is about 1.9 million a day ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1616581/oil-demand-grow-slowest-rate-5-years
  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Saudis avoid 1980s mistakes to halt oil price fall as glut builds

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 11:54am by Reuters

    ... shoulder the responsibility for managing the whole oil market”, said Sadad al-Husseini, a former top executive at state-run Saudi Aramco. From an economics point of view, it’s much better to let ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1616112/saudis-avoid-1980s-mistakes-halt-oil-price-fall-glut-builds
  3. News - World - ENERGY

    EU narrowly approves plan for new nuclear plant in Britain

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... modified" its funding plans for the £16 billion (HK$200 billion) deal in response to concerns that aspects of the deal amounted to state subsidies. The Hinkley Point project, to be built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1613058/eu-narrowly-approves-plan-new-nuclear-plant-britain
  4. News - China - ENERGY

    Coal mining 'robots' cut costs and risks but threaten jobs

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:16am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... removed from their posts and coal mine owners jailed after fatal accidents at pits. Higher wages are also adding to production costs. But Sun said there were technical and social problems ... an experienced coal miner can judge how to avoid rocks and find coal." The mainland also has more than a million miners working at the coal face and large job losses could affect social stability. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1598242/coal-tunnelling-machines-cut-mine-risks-also-threaten-pit-jobs
  5. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Proposed giant tidal plant for mainland China is far-off dream

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Eric Ng

    ... Renewables. Steijn admitted the 2020 completion target is a very aggressive one, given the detailed economic, environment and social feasibility studies that will take up to two years to carry out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1556881/proposed-giant-tidal-plant-mainland-china-far-dream
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong split over whether to import more power from mainland China

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... pollution emitted generating power on the mainland for sale to Hong Kong would not be counted as part of the city's carbon footprint. "Why do we have to shift our responsibility ... its responsibility to produce power and cut emissions, although he said he would not hesitate to switch sides if the power market was not eventually opened up. "If the local power firms ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535230/hong-kong-split-over-whether-import-more-power-mainland-china
  7. News - China - ENERGY

    China, Russia sign historic natural gas supply deal worth US$400b after decade of talks

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:51pm by Teddy Ng

    ... European average is US$380. Li Lifan, an expert in Russian affairs at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, reckoned the gas price would be higher than original Chinese estimate. "China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1517296/russia-china-sign-long-awaited-gas-deal
  8. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Solar farm taps crowd funding for 10m yuan project

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:16am by Eric Ng

    ... crowd-fundraising had huge potential as a powerful project finance tool that would help fulfil its business and social responsibility objectives. As a state-owned enterprise, China Merchants had ... to fund new business and social ventures. The first project will raise 10 million yuan for a one megawatt (MW) off-grid solar farm in Qianhai, Shenzhen. Qianhai is a special zone designated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1431397/solar-farm-taps-crowd-funding-10m-yuan-project
  9. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    British Columbia woos LNG investment with low taxes

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

    ... "We will be very competitive, we will certainly be more competitive than Australia," she said yesterday in response to a question about the province's LNG tax regime, as she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1508681/british-columbia-woos-lng-investment-low-taxes
  10. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Importing mainland power causes concern for Hongkong Electric chief

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... "We can't shift our responsibility to clean up the air to someone else," Wan said. He added that boosting cleaner gas-fired power generation would likely not prove as costly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1506918/importing-mainland-power-causes-concern-hongkong-electric-chief

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