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  1. News - China - RESOURCES

    Chinese-led international mission to explore South China Sea for oil

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:22am by Andrea Chen

    ... and environmental changes and played a part in locating oilfields in its northern part. The new expedition will drill as deep as 1,930 metres into the seabed, the fifth deepest such exploration in history. ...

  2. News - China - RESOURCES

    China drills 7km borehole in 'roof of world' in oil and gas hunt

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 03:53am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com China drills 7km hole in roof of world Chinese exploration teams have drilled their deepest borehole yet in the "roof of the world". They have ... according to mainland scientists who are following the project. Tibet's remoteness, thin air and lack of infrastructure have so far saved it from the unchecked exploration and extraction ...

  3. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Minimums set on China shale gas exploration

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng in Beijing eric.mpng@scmp.com Winners in the second-round rights auctions face set investment amounts over three years Minimums set on shale gas exploration zone spending Winning ... of exploration area annually, according to an official at the Ministry of Land and Resources. The minimum investment commitment, three times that of conventional natural gas projects, is an effort ...

  4. Business - Companies - RESOURCES

    Running out of cash, Australian miners get creative to survive

    Posted May 31st 2013, 02:09pm by Reuters

    ... a painful transition. From pooling office space to paying bills with company stock, small and mid-sized Australian miners are finding new ways to stay afloat during one of the sector’s worst ... once the money is spent. Gold miner Crest Minerals last week launched a rights issue at half the average share price of the past 30 days to raise A$2.2 million for exploration work. “The equity ...

  5. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    New desalination capacity jumps 50pc on year as industry demand grows

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... and then Spain at 3.8 million, according to the data. Water cleansed of salt and impurities is used from cooling power plants to oil exploration, where it helps separate oil from sand in a process called ...

  6. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Australia's mining boom 'not over yet'

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... of exploration rights in Australia's most remote regions that could soon make him a billionaire, helped by his connections in the world's biggest consumer of minerals, China. Ren, now ... mill engineer. Ren's privately held Australian Oil & Gas holds a 75 per cent stake in exploration rights covering more than 2.8 million hectares, 25 per cent of the Australian state ...

  7. News - China - RESOURCES

    Xi vows to build marine economy, but peacefully

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 09:44pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... China is engaged in territory disputes with its neighbours in the oil-rich South China Sea and the East China Sea. Xi said China would give more support to exploring ocean resources and use ...

  8. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Yanzhou halves spending amid coal downturn

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... permits to explore for potash- potassium salt that can be processed into fertiliser- in Saskatchewan, Canada. Wu said discoveries made so far required C$3.5 billion of investment to be developed ...

  9. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Impoverished Afghans look to exploit wealth below their feet

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... reaches out to investors to help develop its vast resources. The projects involves the exploration and development of oil, natural gas, iron ore, copper and gold, the country's minister of mines, Wahidullah Shahrani, said last week. "We plan to put out tenders in two new basins for oil and gas exploration this year and two more next year or 2015," he said. ...

  10. Business - Commodities - RESOURCES

    Yunnan miner tries its luck in Myanmar

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... in Myanmar China Polymetallic Mining, the biggest lead and zinc resource holder in Yunnan province, is exploring opportunities to acquire resources in neighbouring Myanmar. Earlier this year, ... of them were higher-risk early exploration projects. Foreign firms were expected to be allowed to wholly own projects in Myanmar, and they would enjoy five-year corporate tax holidays, Li said. ...




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